Here’s one of those amazing phenomena that you can’t believe actually occurs on our planet. melkiy582 captured this awe-inspiring footage of these solar parhelia and an accompanying halo while riding the train in Moscow.
Ian Matheson and his son Oliver were in Africa’s Mjejane Reserve when they stumbled onto a buffalo rescuing another from a lion attack by flipping the predator into the air. Apparently, all of the animals walked away unscathed.
“Imagine trying to move by vomiting out of giant straw and flapping your skirt around very fast – that is how a cuttlefish do.” That’s just one of the many weird facts you’ll learn from Zefrank’s flick about this odd little cephalopod.
If you thought that crocodiles were pretty much at the top of the jungle food chain, think again. Wait until you see this jaguar as it methodically sneaks up on a caiman and makes it his dinner. Guess we know where this cat got his instincts.
If you live in the Pacific Northwest, you can skip reading this. But if you live where giant redwoods aren’t plentiful, check out this kit. It gives you everything you need to grow your own giant tree, except soil, a shovel and 200 years.
While bees are some of nature’s most helpful stinging insects, wasps are just nasty buggers. Here, one does in a poor bee with the ultimate finishing move – the full body slice. We have a saying around here: “Nature… it’s disgusting.”
Alligators and crocodiles have a special move they do to help rip the flesh from their prey. Now, watch this awesome and brutal feat of strength as captured by the high-speed camera of Earth Unplugged.
Daniel Csobot captured various plants growing and blossoming. They look like beautiful alien creatures. Csobot used a Canon 7D to shoot the time-lapse; check out his setup here. The track is Digital Hearbeat by Daniel Gautreau.
BBC Earth shows us the ridiculously massive Pliosaurus funkei – also known as “Predator X” using computer simulation. The killer, sea-dwelling creature was said to have had a bite four times more powerful than mighty T. Rex.
Undersea pilots Graham Hawkes and Lee Behel deep dive in their DeepFlight Super Falcon submersible in the waters of Hawaii on a quest to hear the song of the whale. Some of the most beautiful GoPro footage we’ve ever seen.
(NSFW: Language)ZeFrank educates us on yet another one of Mother Nature’s wonderful creations, the sea pig. Guess we won’t be eating any sea pig bacon any time soon. And sea cucumbers… let’s just say they’ve got issues.
While most of us do everything we can to avoid getting near a wasp’s nest, Ultraslo put their Phantom Miro 4 high-speed camera right in the middle of one. Everything you see here took place in less than 8/100ths of a second.
BBC cameraman Gordon Buchanan hangs out inside of a clear safety box to capture face-to-face footage of a deadly polar bear. You’ll have to move to the UK and watch The Polar Bear Family & Me for more.