The naked mole rat (Heterocephalus glaber) is a rodent, known for its burrowing and is indigenous to East Africa. The mole rat possesses a number of characteristics which allow it to survive in underground and harsh environments.The average naked mol.
NAKED MOLE RAT Family: Bathyergidae Habitat: Tropical grasslands of East Africa, southern Ethiopia, Kenya, and Somalia. A colony of naked mole rats can consist of 20 to 300 individuals. Their underground territory can be as large as six football fields
'Cliff-climbing polar bear attempting to eat seabird eggs': A young male polar bear climbs on a cliff face above the ocean at Ostrova Oranskie, in northern Novaya Zemlya, Russia, by Jenny E. Ross won first in Nature Singles category
A resident of North America, this star-nosed mole makes up for his poor eyesight with a hairless nose that is a "star" of 22 fleshy tentacles. The tentacles are extremely sensitive - they can even sense electricity!
Recently discovered poodle moth photographed by taxonomist Dr Arthur Anker during a recent trip to Venezuela. Poodle moth isn't its official name though, that's just what people are calling it until it can be properly classified.