Chickens outnumber humans 3 to 1.(via factsandreality)
I’m back after a brief hiatus! Hope everyone had a good Thanksgiving. Here’s a jumping spider I found out in NJ a few weeks ago, most likely a Phidippus audax.
The very first text message was “Merry Christmas” sent on December 3, 1992.(via factsandreality)
Touching your tongue while yawning will stop the yawn.(via factsandreality)
10% of all photos made in the entire history of photography were made last year.(via factsandreality)
The moon has an invisible tail that is hundreds of thousands of miles long.(via factsandreality)
Warming up Sydney the gopher snake while I watch TV.
*And no, I didn’t let her go. After much deliberation, and speaking with the herpetologist at school, I decided I was too attached to her to let her go at this size. Her chances of survival are very slim at this age, so as far as her surviving she’s “better off” with me. Although, I do know, in some ways it’s being selfish, as she was a wild animal. I made a selfish decision and I’ve accepted that. I figure since I’ve dedicated my career to animal conservation and research, one selfish one is ok?
Spanish Shawl, a type of nudibranch my friend found at the tide pools!
Stone Crab at the tide pools in Malibu! That guy could pinch your finger off!
Spent the day at the Cabrillo aquarium. Did you know Octopi are intelligent invertebrates?