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Watch: Man Finds A Feisty Baby Shark in an Unexpected Place

The moment you think you have done all the things you could have thought of, something comes up. You thought that shark birth is a piece of cake? Watch this video and see for yourself.

A guy has purchased a bamboo shark for his saltwater aquarium. He was told that when the egg reaches a certain size, he should open it and deliver the baby shark. How cool is that?

The bamboo sharks of the species Chiloscyllium are found in the Indo-West Pacific from Japan to northern Australia. Depending on the species, sharks can be born from eggs laid in egg cases. About 100 shark species reproduce this way. In home conditions, egg cases should be opened by a human so the shark can come out of it. Giving birth to a shark? Incredible!

As shown in this video, first you should fill a bowl with water, so the baby shark can immediately have a living space. After that a small hole is opened using scissors, if it is not big enough for the tiny shark to come out of it, than you should make a bigger hole. However, you should be very careful with the scissors not to hurt the baby shark.

The moment the shark gets in touch with the water it instinctively goes out of the case and starts swimming, much to our amusement! It is absolutely adorable! Have you ever witnessed anything like this before? Deliver a baby shark in your aquarium tank? We are left for words!

The owner seems happy for the successful pod delivery, and why wouldn’t he be?! In the end, a beautiful bamboo shark is brought to life and it will fit perfectly in his aquarium. Cuteness overload!

Watch as the man in this video helps a baby bamboo shark come out of its egg. At first he makes a small cut with the scissors, but it obviously isn’t enough for the baby shark to come out. Next, he makes two additional cuts, which penetrate the pod much further, making just enough room for the whitespotted bamboo shark
to swim out. The moment the little shark felt the water, it immediately started swimming in the waters of the aquarium, exploring its new home. Adorable!

Watch a shark break free from its shell in this satisfying video! A man purchased a bamboo shark for its home aquarium, but it didn’t hatch from its egg. Over time it became very active and well-formed, and it also seemed to be aggressively trying to free itself from the egg. So, its owner took the matter in his own hands, and decided to physically cut a hole for it to come out. It is very satisfying to watch the man cut out a hole in the pod so that the feisty bamboo shark can come out. When the surgical process is done, the little guy is happy as can be, exploring its new home! Adorable!

The whitespotted bamboo shark is a cover shark with a grown-up estimate that methodologies one meter long. Despite of its name, this small nocturnal species is harmless to people. The whitespotted bamboo shark is kept as a pet in big home aquaria. It can grow up to 37 inches long.

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The moment you think you have done all the things you could have thought of, something comes up. You thought that shark birth is a piece of cake? Watch this video and see for yourself.
A guy has purchased a bamboo shark for his saltwater aquarium. He was told...

Animals

The Hidden Horror of the Beloved Otter

As one of the most adorable animals in the world, few animals inspire such forced choruses of “Awww!” than the beloved otter. However, behind those cheery little smiles and fluffy faces, there lies a hidden horror… an evil so profound that it’s quite hard to put into words. You see, the otter is among the most vicious little blighters in the animal kingdom.

You see, the giant otters of South America are some of the most fearsome animals around. Despite being part of the same species that gives us the adorable river otter, you can find that the giant otter is one son of a b**** animal.

For one, otters are VERY frisky when it comes to sexual conduct. They tend to be quite commonly seen holding their partner’ head underwater, biting their partner in the face and even KILLING their partner by being so god-damn rowdy. Add in the fact that they have been known to, uh, forcefully mate with other species like baby seals, and it’s easy to see why otters aren’t quite as cute as some would expect…

Capable of being as tall as 5’6”, they provide a very fearsome opponent even for a human. They tend to get palm-sized fists, and hunt in ravenous packs to make sure they can eat all they can. They munch on other vicious animals, too, turning snakes and crabs into dinner. They have teeth that are hard as nails, they don’t mind fighting and have no problem dealing some serious damage when called upon.

Not only is the giant otter a fearsome foe, but they seem to actually enjoy the experience. Few other mammal breeds get a divine pleasure out of killing, but they seem to quite enjoy wiping the floor with just about anything they come across. In 2016, a perfect example was provided: a gang of otters were at “Jungle World”, a popular exhibit that has some otters in alongside some monkeys. When one monkey gets too close to the water, the little otters spring out and pull him under the water, drowning the poor monkey.

It’s horrific, and there are other reports of otters doing the same kind of vicious murder tactics elsewhere, too. They also love to fight humans, too, by making us contract what is known as Valley Disease. It’s capable of causing everything from lesions in the bones to fever and inflammation in the heart and the brain.

It’s made by the southern sea otter, and it can be turned against unfortunate humans if they are not sure what they are dealing with. Few animals in the world are quite as wonderfully adorable to look at but then so viciously capable of doing real damage. Next time you see an otter, keep your distance!

If all the cute photos didn’t convince you, here are some photos of an otter attacking an alligator:

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As one of the most adorable animals in the world, few animals inspire such forced choruses of “Awww!” than the beloved otter. However, behind those cheery little smiles and fluffy faces, there lies a hidden horror… an evil so profound that it’s quite...

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Watch: Incredible Closeup Footage of Bald Eagles Feeding

It is nature at its most vicious: one persistent photographer had to become part of the landscape and lie completely still for 30 minutes in order to capture this amazing footage. A bald eagle can be seen walking on the beach at Anchor Point on the Cook Inlet and Kenai Peninsula in Alaska.

The eagle was enjoying a fish snack when a tractor drove by and scared him away. The seagulls immediately swooped in to munch on the eagle’s snack, but they flew back as soon as the eagle returned.

Graham McGeorge, a photographer from Scottland, visited Homer in Alaska, in the U.S. after being told by a colleague he should visit the area if he wanted to capture them on film. Graham spent a few years saving for this trip and is was worth every cent. He finally visited the area and headed towards Anchor Point Beach where he was greeted by dozens of the birds swooping along the shoreline looking for their next meal.

Just half a mile offshore a boat of fisherman were making their way back to the beach cleaning their catch as they went – and after getting back they tossed the fish remains onto the beach. This meant a luxurious dinner for the Eagles, sending them into a feeding frenzy.

The Jacksonville resident said: “There aren’t many places in the U.S. you can find large numbers of these raptors, never mind getting close to them. The usual photographs are in flight far away and nest shots taken from afar. They got so close to me in Alaska that my 600mm lens was actually way too much glass for the task at hand.”

Research does him well on his travels, but he always makes it a point to ask local where to take the best photos.

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It is nature at its most vicious: one persistent photographer had to become part of the landscape and lie completely still for 30 minutes in order to capture this amazing footage. A bald eagle can be seen walking on the beach at Anchor Point on the Cook Inlet...

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Watch: Surprisingly Friendly Shark Swimming With Sea Lions

Any creature unlucky enough to find itself in the gob of a great white is in for a nasty shock. Because this marine beast’s mouth is equipped with a set of 300 sharp, triangular teeth arranged in up to seven rows. However, a 16′ Great White shark named “Bite Face” encounters a sea lion at Guadalupe Island. Despite her fierce reputation as a mindless killer, this shark doesn’t seem interested in attacking the sea lion. Whilst this super swimmer is the largest predatory fish on our planet, she is not in a mood for killing this time.

We know that these sea creatures count on the element of surprise as they hunt, and whenever they see a seal at the surface of the water, sharks will often position themselves underneath the seal. However, the shark in this video is unlike that. She only swims freely in circles and enjoys the feeling of floating in the ocean. It looks like she is not into any predatory games today, so she just moves slowly in the water.

Whenever this great white smells a possible victim, she uses her tail as a propeller, swims upward at a fast sprint, bursts out of the water in a leap called a breach, and falls back into the water with the seal in her mouth. Nevertheless, this friendly shark doesn’t do anything of this. And thanks to her, maybe this is the first time we see a shark not taking interest in her prey.

Don’t worry folks – while many think of these beasts as fearsome man-eaters, humans aren’t, in fact, on the great white’s menu. Phew! There are around 5-10 attacks a year and rather than preying on humans to eat them, the sharks are instead taking a ‘sample bite’ out of curiosity, before swimming off.

Any creature unlucky enough to find itself in the gob of a great white is in for a nasty shock. Because this marine beast’s mouth is equipped with a set of 300 sharp, triangular teeth arranged in up to seven rows. However, a 16′ Great White shark...

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Watch: Man has Death Wish or He’s a Super Hero!

A man in South Africa stopped his car to film a local dust mini-tornado, what he caught on camera was crazy. These mini dust tornadoes are called dust devils and are nice phenomena to catch on film. However, the guy filming the video caught something much more film-worthy.

A local decided to field test the dust devil by entering it. I mean, why look when you can feel, right? Video below.

The filmmaker said that the dust devil appeared near the highway and he pulled over to capture it. However, he never expected to spot a daredevil who is courageous enough to test and experience what it feels like to be in the middle of it all! The nonchalant guy casually entered the dust devil without having second thoughts about what might happen to him! Is this man brave or crazy?!

Watch this impressive footage of a dust devil swirling near the main road while a daredevil decides to join in the fun by walking directly into it? Would you ever dare to follow this man’s footsteps or is this a ‘kids, don’t try this at home’ moment? Let us know in the comments below!

A man in South Africa stopped his car to film a local dust mini-tornado, what he caught on camera was crazy. These mini dust tornadoes are called dust devils and are nice phenomena to catch on film. However, the guy filming the video caught something much...

Animals

Watch: Rare Shark Videod Near Underwater Volcano

Ocean engineers go on long journeys in the rivers, sea, and oceans in hope of finding new underwater species. The deeper they venture, the more likely it is for them to find something rare and unseen.

A National Geographic team caught something on video which is quite amazing.

National Geographic Explorer Brennan Phillips and his team sent a submersible camera to different depths in order to find something. They weren’t quite sure of what they will find. They traveled and explored many parts of the ocean until one day they were exploring around a volcano called Kava chi near the Solomon Islands and found something which was very rare.

They caught a glimpse of a rare shark. Phillips claimed that No one has ever studied it ever up close, so to me, as a scientist and inspiring explorer, that’s right through the picking.”

Phillips explained that the plan was to study the volcano but they found so much more. It was like a bonus to the team. They filmed a sleeper shark. The team sent pictures to marine scientists and biologists to confirm their findings. They all agreed that it was indeed a pacific sleeper shark.

Until now this shark has only been captured on video 3 times before. Survival around Kava chi volcano is hard because of the high temperature of water and hostile environment, however this shark was found here. The video of the shark was aired on the national geographic channel which credited the efforts of the explorer and his team mates.

 

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Top 5 Beginners Mountain Climbing Destinations

Mountain climbing is one of the best outdoor activities. Aside from the direct contact you have with the natural environment, you can add some ‘medals to your collar’ while boasting about your mountain climbing adventure to friends and family (or potential partners, wink wink, say no more). Nothing compares to the joy of reaching a summit.

So, if you are considering mountain climbing, here are five destinations that will be worth your time.

Mount Fuji, Japan, 3,776m

Mount Fuji can be spotted from the many locations in Japan. Its peak stands tall at close to 4,000m, making it one of the most adventurous mountains to climb. For this adventure, you will need endurance and stamina while hiking up the popular Kawaguchiko trail.

The estimated time it will take to reach the summit, which is 3,776m, is 8 hours. Mount Fuji is one of the most climbed mountains and the best period to embark on this adventure is from the beginning of July to the end of August.

Pikes Peak, United States, 4,302m

America also offers great mountain climbing adventure, and one of the best destinations is the Pikes Peak, which stands at 4,302m. The trail is about 21km. This is an adventure only for the fit hikers and from the top, you can get a ride down on the cog railway, or a ride down with one of the weakling tourists who drove their cars to the summit.

Tofana di Rozes, Italy, 3,225m

If you are in Italy, the 3,225m Tofana di Rozes offers an exciting mountain climbing experience. It is a five-hour climb during which you will need protective gear due to the rocky terrain up the Ferrata Lipella route. However, you don’t need to be an experienced mountain climber to overcome this feat.

Mount Hood, United States, 3,426m

 

At the height of 3,426m, Mount Hood offers experienced and amateur climbers an opportunity to have a great climbing experience that can be compared to mountain climbing in other parts of the world. Because of the snow, you will need to use ice axes and crampons to get through, but it’s not difficult.

The best period for the half-day journey starts from late April until June due to the accommodating weather during this period.

Breithorn (via the Normal Route), Switzerland, 4,164m

In Switzerland, a memorable mountain climbing experience is exploring the Breithorn. It reaches as high as 4,000m, one of the most popular peaks in the Alps. There will be snow so you will need ice axes and crampons for this adventure. The normal route will get you up to 3,883m, very close to the peak.

These are some great mountain climbing options for people who want to experience this new outdoor activity. When you have conquered these peaks, you can go on to more difficult mountain terrains such as the Mountain Everest or the Himalayan Mountains.

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Best Underwater Photographers Of 2018

Orgаnizеrѕ оf the Underwater Phоtоgrарhеr оf the Year Cоntеѕt have just аnnоunсеd thе winning photographers and images fоr 2018, with Gеrmаn рhоtоgrарhеr Tоbiаѕ Friеdriсh bеing nаmеd Underwater Photographer of thе Year 2018.

More thаn 5,000 imаgеѕ wеrе ѕubmittеd thiѕ year bу photographers frоm аrоund the wоrld. Prizеѕ and соmmеndаtiоnѕ wеrе handed оut in a number оf саtеgоriеѕ including Widе Angle, Mасrо, Wrесkѕ, Behavior, Portrait, Black & White, Cоmрасt, Up & Coming, аnd, in Britiѕh wаtеrѕ, Widе Angle, Cоmрасt, аnd Macro ѕhоtѕ.

UPY wаѕ оnсе again kind еnоugh tо ѕhаrе some оf thiѕ уеаr’ѕ hоnоrееѕ with uѕ bеlоw, with сарtiоnѕ written by thе photographers.

 

“Thе humаn wоrld, it’ѕ a mess. Life undеr the ѕеа iѕ better thаn аnуthing thеу’vе gоt uр thеrе,” wiѕе Sebastian thе crab once sang. Judging by thеѕе рhоtоѕ, hе wаѕn’t wrоng.

German рhоtоgrарhеr Tоbiаѕ Friedrich was the winner with his photograph “Cусlе Wаr”, ѕhоwing a wrесk full of ѕubmеrgеd Wоrld Wаr II motorbikes and supply trucks, with ѕсhооlѕ оf soldierfish patrolling above.
“I hаd hаd this imаgе in mind fоr a few years, but it iѕ impossible to сарturе it all in оnе рhоtо bесаuѕе thеrе iѕ nо ѕрасе inѕidе thе wreck to рhоtоgrарh thiѕ ѕсеnе in a single frаmе,” Friеdriсh explained. “My ѕоlutiоn wаѕ tаkе a ѕеriеѕ рiсturеѕ аnd stitch them tоgеthеr аѕ a panorama.”

Chair оf thе judgеѕ, Peter Rоwlаndѕ, said it’s an “extraordinary ѕhоt. Thе аrtiѕtiс ѕkill iѕ tо viѕuаlizе such аn imаgе аnd thе photographic tаlеnt iѕ to асhiеvе it.”

Another ѕtаnd-оut imаgе wаѕ Malaysian рhоtоgrарhеr Man BD’ѕ imаgе, “Rоаr”. Take a сlоѕе look at thiѕ оnе. In thе fоrеgrоund, уоu саn see twо vibrаntlу соlоrеd ѕеа slugs, but ѕlightlу obscured in thе bасkgrоund you will ѕее a moray ееl, lunging in with its mоuth wide ореn. His еffоrtѕ won him the titlе оf Uр & Coming Underwater Phоtоgrарhеr of thе Year 2018.

 

Grаnt Thоmаѕ frоm Glаѕgоw won the titlе of Britiѕh Underwater Photographer of the Year 2018 goes tо fоr hiѕ рhоtо “Lоvе Birdѕ”, ѕhоwing twо ѕwаnѕ in whаt lооkѕ likе a romantic gеѕturе in Lосh Lоmоnd, Sсоtlаnd.

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Orgаnizеrѕ оf the Underwater Phоtоgrарhеr оf the Year Cоntеѕt have just аnnоunсеd thе winning photographers and images fоr 2018, with Gеrmаn рhоtоgrарhеr Tоbiаѕ Friеdriсh bеing nаmеd Underwater Photographer of thе Year...