Geekologie I Watch Stuff The Superficial Hedonistica

Results for "endangered"

  • September 29, 2015
    This is a video of a critically endangered hawksbill sea turtle that divers just recently discovered have bio-fluorescent shells. They don't produce their own light (bio-luminescence), but rather reflect UV light as different colors (in this case red, yellow and green). Scien... / Continue →
  • April 6, 2015
    Seen here eyeballing a friend with a rocket launcher strapped to its back, an endangered Amazon river turtle prepares to take us on a journey of epic proportions. Minus the epic proportions part. It's really just some murky underwater footage of a turtle party. Still, it was... / Continue →
  • November 7, 2012
    RETROACTIVE WARNING: Spider pics. Nine new species of tarantula were recently discovered in the forests of Brazil, most of which are already threatened or endangered thanks to habitat loss and overzealous spider collectors. You know, because overzealous spider collectors are ... / Continue →
  • January 11, 2012
    A face not even a great-grandmother could love. Seen here looking like something out of a survival horror video game, a group of recently discovered and near extinct snub-nosed monkeys are captured on film for the first time (previously: a Photoshop rendition). Clearly they'r... / Continue →
  • December 13, 2011
    A group of scientists recently cataloged 208 previously unknown species in the Mekong River region of southeast Asia, and among them, this "psychedelic" gecko. Apparently it's only psychedelic looking though, but if you think for one second I'm not flying to Vietnam with the h... / Continue →