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Amazing Nature: Pictures, videos, GIFs.

  • 03-04-2017 11:07pm
    Registered Users Posts: 16,003 ✭✭✭✭ osarusan

    I thought a thread specific to nature might be a good idea, so here it is. Hopefully it's a popular one.

    Anyway this is the video that made me think of a new thread:

    MOD NOTE: If you like this thread, you might also be interested in the Nature & Bird Watching Forum, and in the Photography Forum.


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 5,795 ✭✭✭ Red Kev

    Crows. In many ways the bane of my life as they destroy my little vegetable patch, but I've the greatest respect for their intelligence too. Probably the most adaptable animal on the planet apart from humans, I've seen them in the middle of the Sahara, inside the Arctic Circle and several thousand metres above sea level.

  • Registered Users Posts: 1,458 ✭✭✭ Tinder Surprise

    I remember as a kid watching this and been absolutely blown away by this bird....

  • Registered Users Posts: 7,500 ✭✭✭ Sabre0001



  • Registered Users Posts: 1,458 ✭✭✭ Tinder Surprise

    The insect world is pretty impressive too...

    Amazon fire ants

  • Registered Users Posts: 16,003 ✭✭✭✭ osarusan

    BBC at its best, making you even feel a bit sorry for a fly.

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  • Registered Users Posts: 16,003 ✭✭✭✭ osarusan

    Decided to resurrect this thread as most of what I post probably fits here best.

    These a few of some stunning photographs accessible on the NatGeo website here.

    Black-browed Barbet. Kaohsiung, Taiwan

    Portuguese man-of-war. Shell Cove, New South Wales, Australia
    Rosy maple moth. Evington, Virginia, United States

  • Registered Users Posts: 16,003 ✭✭✭✭ osarusan

    Kingfisher's head stays still while fishing.


  • Registered Users Posts: 16,003 ✭✭✭✭ osarusan

    A great egret—beautifully backlit by golden evening light—takes off from a wetland in this image by Your Shot photographer Samit Mitra.

  • Registered Users Posts: 2,802 ✭✭✭ SimonTemplar

    I remember as a kid watching this and been absolutely blown away by this bird....

    You should watch this then...

  • Registered Users Posts: 2,256 ✭✭✭ glenjamin

    One of the most nail-biting and exhilarating pieces of footage I've ever seen. Like something from a movie.

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  • Closed Accounts Posts: 11,812 ✭✭✭✭ evolving_doors