Four examples of deep sea bioluminescence in a sea worm and three comb jellies (ctenophores), known (1-4) as: tomopteris; mnemiopsis leidyi; beroe forskalii; lampocteis cruentiventer. From the IMAX documentary ‘Into The Deep’
The picture shows a female red squirrel adopting an orphan baby from an abandoned nest. Although squirrels rarely interact, they learn who their nearby relatives are by hearing their unique calls. If they fail to hear a relative’s calls for a few days, they may investigate and rescue orphans.
From entomologist, blogger and insect photographer Alex Wild comes this remarkable image of a trapjaw ant, torn asunder to reveal the wriggling, 8-inch parasitic worm living inside. (The ant, by comparison, measures about half an inch long.