Author: Ben


Epidexipteryx is a small maniraptoran dinosaur believed to be from the middle Jurassic or upper Jurassic periods thought to have been found in China. The Epidexipteryx is a relatively recent discovery and currently only one single fossil of this elusive dinosaur has been found which is currently being held in IVPP (Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology

Bumblebee Bat

The Bumblebee Bat, or otherwise known as Kitti’s Hog-nosed Bat is a species of bat that is unique to the western regions of Thailand and currently has an estimated population of around 4000. The nickname ‘Bumblebee Bat’ was given to these unique bats for their size as they are not much bigger than a Bee,


The Scorpionfish are part of the Scorpaenidae family and and primarily found in the colder regions of the worlds oceans. Although Scorpaenids populate most of oceans only a handful of different Scorpaenids populate the worlds warmer oceans. The Scorpaenidae family is made up of around 400 known species which include lionfish, stonefish and devilfish. Scorpaenids


The wondrous Sifaka is part of the Lemur family, and like all Lemurs the Sifaka is exclusive to the island of Madagascar. The Sifaka are arboreal which means that the spend the vast majority of their lives up in the trees and like most Lemurs and indeed most mammals, the Sifaka are diurnal which means

Coconut Crab

The Coconut Crab is native to most of the Indo-pacific islands and is the largest living arthropod in the world today. Generally a nocturnal creature the Coconut Crab will hide throughout the day time and emerge at night to forage. The name ‘Coconut Crab’ is derived from the crabs unique ability to use its powerful

Ivory-billed Woodpecker

The Ivory-billed Woodpecker (Campephilus Principalis) was though to extinct until a recent discovery.The elusive Ivory-billed Woodpecker is now classed as critically endangered with sightings of this beautiful bird still as scarce as always. The Ivory-billed woodpecker is classed as an American Woodpecker but there are actually two distinct sub-species of the Ivory-billed Woodpecker, those being


The Batutut is a hominid of legend across Vietnam, Laos and Malaysia and was first sighted in1918 according to local history. Described as being covered from head to toe in hair with the exception of a leathery looking neck and a pot belly, the Batutut is said to be approximately 4 feet tall and sightings