In southwest Morocco, goats are tree-huggers! They climb up argan trees to chomp on their tasty fruit.
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Found in southwest Bolivia, the country’s largest salt flat–called Salar de Uyuni–becomes like a giant mirror after a rainstorm.
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Fairy circles—mysterious rings found in deserts of southwest Africa—are thought to be created by sand termites trying to trap water.
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The ridiculously fluffy fur of an Angora rabbit can be sheared like a sheep. The soft stuff is often used to make expensive sweaters and scarves.
Photograph by Reinhard, ARCO, Nature Picture Library
This brilliant blue glow, known as bioluminescence, is caused by tiny marine algae. They emit bursts of light when stirred up by ocean waves.
Photograph by Doug Perrine, Nature Picture Library, Alamy
The bark of the rainbow eucalyptus tree is a crayon box of color. Native to New Guinea, these vibrant trees can grow over 200 feet (61 meters) tall.
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That’s not someone’s hair—it’s a flannel moth caterpillar. This woolly weirdo is also called the puss caterpillar because it resembles a cuddly house cat.
Photograph by Ingo Arndt, Minden Pictures
People may wish this was cotton candy. Massive floods in Pakistan drove millions of spiders and other insects high into the trees, where they spun their webs.
Photograph by HO, Reuters, Corbis
Is it a zebra or a horse? It’s a zorse, of course—an animal hybrid that’s the offspring of a male zebra and a female horse.
Photograph by WENN Ltd, Alamy
An algae bloom, or “red tide,” is caused by fast-growing marine algae that builds up in the ocean when an influx of nutrients cause the algae to “bloom.”
Photograph by Paul & Paveena Mckenzie, Getty Images
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