Survival Skills 

What This Fisherman In Newfoundland Pulled Out Of The Sea Is Freaking People Out

The Vikings once believed that the island of Newfoundland was surrounded by a sea full of monsters. As funny as that sounds, they may have been right A man from Nova Scotia named Scott Tanner was fishing in Newfoundland when he pulled up a strange creature that looks like something you’d see on an old-fashioned map of the sea…but it’s real. A bizarre fish with a birdlike beak and electric green eyes was caught in a fishing trawler off the coast of Newfoundland. Reddit / McGuire72 Even experienced fishermen are…

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In The Water, It’s A Fireworm, But On Land? It’s Pure Nope!

I don’t think it’s controversial to say that ocean-dwelling creatures are pretty much the worst. Sure, on land we have spiders and rabid animals, but those things that inhabit the deep sea are so creepy, especially when you consider just how little we know about them. One critter that we do know a bit about is the innocent-sounding bearded fireworm. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DCBP_ATF’); }); The bearded fireworm is a kind of marine bristleworm native to the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea. Wikipedia googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DCBM_BTF’); }); If we’re making comparisons,…

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Even Different Species Of Coral Fight Each Other…The Animal Kingdom Is Brutal

It’s no secret that the animal kingdom is harsh. When it comes to survival, most non-human animals have to kill or be killed. When we think of animals competing for food and breeding rights, we typically envision beasts like lions and sharks duking it out. As it turns out, however, the same aggression extends itself across the animal kingdom, and it affects even the most innocent creatures, like coral. We often forget that coral reefs are made up of living beings, and like all other animals, they must fight for…

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These Deep-Sea Divers Are Feeding Some Seriously Terrifying Creatures

googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTAT_ATF’); }); When it comes to creatures of the deep, it’s not uncommon for us to rightly fear big baddies like sharks, but eels can be just as terrifying. Take the freaky-looking wolf eel, for example. The wolf eel is a rather large animal that burrows into rock crevices of varying depths, and it’s known for its powerful bite. This bite is used for eating shellfish like mussels and clams. While they’re rarely aggressive, they have been known to have a taste for human flesh if provoked. While…

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While Filming His Daughter Underwater, This Father Noticed Something Disturbing

The truth is, sharks have very little interest in being seen by humans, but one in the Bay of Plenty, New Zealand, couldn’t help but enjoy a close-up. A father and his daughter were testing out their new GoPro at Papamoa Beach, when suddenly a shark came dangerously close, swimming right next to them. (via Daily Mail) According to the comments on YouTube, the man filming was actually even hit by the shark! I know GoPro’s slogan is “Be a Hero,” but this might be too much to ask of…

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