Animals


August 3, 2020

Stunning Glasswing Butterflies Have Wings That Look Like Transparent Windows

The glasswing butterfly (scientifically known as Greta oto) might be the most beautiful bug you have never heard of! Their delicate wings have a frame of orange and white colors similar to the monarch butterfly. However, the rest of their fancy wings are made of flawless clear panes that look like windows. A recent video from KQED provides a “Deep Look” at these special creatures.

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July 29, 2020

World’s Top Wildlife Photographers Come Together to Raise $250,000 for Africa’s Parks

Over 50 of the world's top wildlife photographers are using their art to help protect Africa's wildlife. With COVID-19 bringing tourism to a halt, precious revenue that is used to keep Africa's protected areas and conservation efforts afloat has gone with it. By donating fine art prints, wildlife photographers are hoping to raise $250,000 for the African Parks Network.

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July 21, 2020

These Rare White Peacocks Dazzle With Their Spectacular Feathers

Peacocks are a spectacular sight to behold, particularly when the males flash their colorful tail feathers. But one rare type of peacock makes a spectacle even without all the bold color. The white peacock is a variation of the blue peacock native to the Indian subcontinent, but is now bred in captivity around the world. Of course, it's important to distinguish that when we refer to peacocks, we're technically speaking about a male peafowl.

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