Ah, nature. The spoils of the outdoors are vast and varied, replete with an endless arrangement of complexities and subtle nuances.Nature-lovers have all spent time contemplating anthills, appreciated a brisk swim in a salty, buoyant ocean, or geeking out over a magnificently bright-colored mushroom growing out of the mud.
If you don’t have time to travel to exotic natural locations, or even get outside and take a walk, you’re going to love these pictures. Each one of them, in its own way,proves that Mother Nature is a selfless producer of all things amazing and unique. #18 will make you question every rock you’ve ever seen.
#1. Starfish Eating an Anchovy
Starfish like a little umami in their diets, too.
#2. Rainbow Eucalyptus Tree
This is the onlynaturally-occuring eucalyptus species in the northern hemisphere. The bark sheds at different times to expose a bright green inner bark, which then fades to other hues.
#3. Valais Black-Nose Sheep
This monochrome sheep is native to Switzerland, and is raised for both it’s wool and meat.
#4. Pygmy Marmoset
Native to the Amazon,the pygmy marmoset is the smallest monkey in the world.
#5. Romanesco Broccoli
Also simply known as Romanesco, this edible flower bud is native to Italy but can be found all over the world.
#6. Cannonball Tree
Couroupita guianensis, known by several common names, including cannonball tree, is the tree that houses the delicious Brazil nut.
#7. Coconut Crab
The coconut crab is the largest species of hermit crab in the world.