hemadevy manoraj

8 Added | 1 Magazine | 2 Following | @hemadevy | Keep up with hemadevy manoraj on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “hemadevy manoraj”

Two-Headed Shark Found by Fisherman

Wildlife & Wild Places<p>This two-headed bull shark fetus was recently found by a fisherman and described in a science journal. Photo: Reprinted with permission from C. M. Wagner et al<p>We’ve written about a cyclops shark, freshwater sharks, and whorl-toothed sharks, but we have to add a new curiosity …

Biggest Virus Yet Found, May Be Fourth Domain of Life?

Pandoraviruses opening up new questions about life as we know it.<p><b>Scientists have found the biggest viruses known, and these pandoraviruses have opened up entirely new questions in science—even suggesting a fourth domain of life, a new study says.</b><p>Each about one micron—a thousandth of a millimeter—in …

Viking Whalers

The Lofoten Islands in the far north of Norway have always been a world apart, a peninsula-like chain of wild, craggy shards jutting into the Norwegian Sea above the Arctic Circle. In Norse folklore Lofoten’s long spine of mountains were said to be the haunts of trolls and Valkyries—maidens who …

Mammoth Tusk Hunters

<b>One last chance. That’s all the Siberian hunter wants.</b> For five months Karl Gorokhov has tracked his ancient prey across a desolate island in the East Siberian Sea, slogging 18 hours a day over the icy tundra. He is cold and exhausted, with a hunger so primal that he has been reduced to eating …

Rescuing South Africa’s Endangered Cape Parrot…

Changing Planet<p>As with most wild parrots, the story of the Cape parrot of South Africa, is a tale of people and parrot over many generations… We have been fascinated by parrots, their colors, characters and voices. for thousands of years. A longtime ago in prehistory the ancestors of today’s Cape …

Orangutan orphans in Borneo – in pictures

330 orphaned apes are cared for at the Orangutan Care Centre and Quarantine in Borneo, Indonesia. Human surrogate mothers look after the orphaned and …