The big, the small, the beautiful, the hideous, all the amazing creatures.


  • Water Hemlock

    Water hemlock is considered the most violently toxic plant in North America. It contains cicutoxin which causes convulsions, abdominal cramps, nausea, and death. Survivors are commonly plagued with amnesia and tremors.

    Water Hemlock

  • Death Cap

    The death cap mushroom contains the poison alpha-amanitin. Alpha-amanitin causes fatal liver damage in 1 to 3 days after the mushroom is eaten.

    Death Cap

  • Webcap

    The deadly webcap and the fool's webcap contain the poison orellanin. If untreated, the poison causes kidney failure and death if a kidney transplant is not available.


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  • Zebra Stripes

    Zebra stripes are like human fingerprints, no two zebras have the same stripe pattern.

    Zebra Stripes

  • Llama vs. Alpaca

    Llamas have long banana shaped ears while alpacas have shorter spear shaped ears.

    Llama vs. Alpaca

  • Andraste

    Andraste was a Celtic war goddess supposedly invoked by Queen Boudica to fight against the Roman occupation of Britain in 61 AD.


  • Lemming

    In a 1958 Disney documentary called White Wilderness, the filmmakers forced a pack of lemmings off of a cliff to perpetuate the lemming suicide myth and create good television.


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  • Camel

    During winters in the Sahara Desert, camels can survive six to seven months without drinking any water.