The Cocoi Heron (Ardea cocoi) is very similar to the Great Blue Heron of North America. They are common in the Pantanal and widespread through much of South America. We found this one perched on an open water stump, trying to catch a fish for the evening
An image purportedly showing a real "hammerhead salamander" actually shows a model of an extinct diplocaulus.
Revealing Scuba Diving's 8th Annual 2012 Through Your Lens Photo Competition Winners
Our annual photography contest showcases underwater images in four categories: macro, wide-angle, divers and behavior. We were blown away by submissions from shooters across the globe. Enjoy the show in this photo gallery.
We really do live on an amazing planet with amazing creatures.