The golden birdwing provided a striking clue to the natural origin of species.
Infant lemurs hitch a ride through the forest by holding on to their mother’s tummy or riding piggyback.
The bill of the buff-tailed sicklebill hummingbird is perfectly shaped to collect nectar from deep within the Centropogon flower.
Gorongosa National Park is rich in diverse species including some found only in and near the park, like this pygmy chameleon.
Weaver ants labor to carry a live land snail back to their nest in Gorongosa National Park.
Zebras on the move in a remote area of Gorongosa National Park in 2006.
Gorongosa’s spiky pillbug had not been seen for 50 years.
Reef-building corals depend on brown-colored symbiotic algae for survival.
One of the largest populations of Nile crocodiles in Africa congregates on the beaches of Lake Urema in Gorongosa National Park.
The Plymouth anole (Anolis lividus) lizard is found only on the Caribbean island of Montserrat—and it is the only anole species living there.
As a student of divinity at Cambridge University, Charles Darwin was an enthusiastic collector of beetles
A tree scorpion illuminated with UV light gives off a blue-green glow.