Animals

May 29, 2020

Hypnotic 4K Video of Life 14,750-Feet Underwater Will Leave You Breathless

Thanks to the Schmidt Ocean Institute, we’re getting a whole new perspective on life in the deep sea. After exploring the depths of the Indian Sea, they’ve released 4K footage of the Ningaloo Canyons. Located off the western coast of Australia, this previously unvisited area is the location of the institute’s latest expeditions—and the findings are incredible.

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May 26, 2020

Early Highlights of the 2020 Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards

In a world full of uncertainty, you could probably do with some cheering up right now. While many of us are still stuck inside—or at least going out less—the animal kingdom is still thriving. The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards recently revealed some of the best entries so far for the 2020 contest, and the results are sure to bring a smile to your face.

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May 17, 2020

20th Century Illustrations Reveal the Mysterious Creatures Living in the Deep Sea

In 1898, marine biologist Carl Chun led a German expedition on the SS Valdivia to explore the deep sea. At a time when it was thought that life didn’t exist below 300 fathoms (1,800 feet), this incredible voyage was a breakthrough in oceanography. Chun and his crew of scientists explored the sea 500 fathoms deep (3,000 feet), and in the process, introduced previously unknown species to the world.

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