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This little sea slug — known as the leaf sheep or, more formally, Costasiella kuroshimae — certainly is stunning. Imgur

This little sea slug — known as the leaf sheep or, more formally, Costasiella kuroshimae — certainly is stunning. Imgur

Astonishing, half-animal, half-plant - Elysia chlorotica, a bright green, solar-powered, algae-slurping sea slug - green, ocean, sea, nature, photography

Astonishing, half-animal, half-plant - Elysia chlorotica, a bright green, solar-powered, algae-slurping sea slug - green, ocean, sea, nature, photography

Mantis Shrimp - These marine crustaceans are also known as prawn killers, sea locusts and thumb splitters. The Mantis Shrimp kill their prey by either spearing, stunning or dismembering them.

Mantis Shrimp - These marine crustaceans are also known as prawn killers, sea locusts and thumb splitters. The Mantis Shrimp kill their prey by either spearing, stunning or dismembering them.

A Liger, a Grolar Bear and a Wolphin oh my!  Animal hybrids are the result of two different, yet closely related, animals breeding.  Like a lion and a tiger or a horse and a zebra.  It’s hard to believe these animal hybrids really exist, but take a look for yourself!  Perhaps unicorns aren’t as …

A Liger, a Grolar Bear and a Wolphin oh my! Animal hybrids are the result of two different, yet closely related, animals breeding. Like a lion and a tiger or a horse and a zebra. It’s hard to believe these animal hybrids really exist, but take a look for yourself! Perhaps unicorns aren’t as …

“Costasiella kuroshimae” (known as “Leaf Sheep”) The Adorable Sea Sheep

The Adorable Sea Sheep

“Costasiella kuroshimae” (known as “Leaf Sheep”) The Adorable Sea Sheep

A wild Yak (Bos mutus). Photo Credit ~ Xi Zhinong-NPL. Above 4800 meters, the rocky tundra begins to give way to snow fields. Not many animals can survive these heights, but one that can is the mighty Yak, which can climb up to 6100m (20,000 feet).

How high above the ground can life endure?

A wild Yak (Bos mutus). Photo Credit ~ Xi Zhinong-NPL. Above 4800 meters, the rocky tundra begins to give way to snow fields. Not many animals can survive these heights, but one that can is the mighty Yak, which can climb up to 6100m (20,000 feet).

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Pyura chilensis, popularly known as the living rock, a sea organism that lives on the rocky coast of Chile and Peru

Pyura chilensis, popularly known as the living rock, a sea organism that lives on the rocky coast of Chile and Peru