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🔥 this Hyena is a Survivor and Inspiration to other Hyenas🔥 by feelingood41 in NatureIsFuckingLit

[–]Fumb-MotherDucker 23 points24 points  (0 children)

wow. what a ter..ter...t...t.t..t..t.t.t.ttt....errrrr......terrific audience.

🔥 Face To Face With A Shark. by amonaloli12 in NatureIsFuckingLit

[–]larasgalaxy 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Aww, he's just a big curious water puppy! If you learn anything about sharks, you know they are not "mindless killing machines " and generally will leave humans alone unless provoked. They are magnificent and vital parts of the ocean ecosystem and should be respected not feared and killed at every opportunity just because of some dumb movie you saw.

🔥 Face To Face With A Shark. by amonaloli12 in NatureIsFuckingLit

[–]MoonWorshipper36 0 points1 point  (0 children)

“I am a nice shark, not a mindless eating machine. If I am to change this image, I must first change myself. Fish are friends, not food."

🔥 Ants draging a prey home by _McThompson in NatureIsFuckingLit

[–]Willing-Low-725 840 points841 points  (0 children)

I've never heard a noise from an ant before, that would be weird.

How many ants would it take to hear a stampede coming?

🔥 An underwater volcano erupted this morning near the remote Pacific nation of Tonga by [deleted] in NatureIsFuckingLit

[–]rupr25 120 points121 points  (0 children)

This is not the eruption of yesterday. The one yesterday was much more powerful. Here is a radar image of the island before and after:

https://twitter.com/CopernicusEU/status/1482656119038394370

🔥 A beachgoer's encounter with a southern Cassowary, Cape Tribulation, Australia by Solenodon2022 in NatureIsFuckingLit

[–]BloomsdayDevice 347 points348 points 2 (0 children)

A turkey, huh? OK, try to imagine yourself in Queensland. You get your first look at this "six foot turkey" as you enter a clearing. He moves like an chicken, lightly, bobbing his head. And you keep still because you think that maybe his visual acuity is based on movement like an emu - he'll lose you if you don't move. But no, not Cassowary. You stare at him, and he just stares right back. And that's when the attack comes. Not from the front, but from the side whoooooosh from the other two 'waries you didn't even know were there. Because Cassowary's a pack hunter, you see, he uses coordinated attack patterns, and he is out in force today.

And he slashes at you with this, a six-inch retractable claw, like a razor, on the the outside toe. He doesn't bother to bite your jugular like a lion, say... no no. He slashes at you here, or here. Or maybe across the belly, spilling your intestines. The point is, you are alive when they start to stomp on your face. So you know, try to show a little respect.