bioluminescent deep-sea cephalopods
Top two photos are by Joshua Lambus; bottom by David Wrobel.
Pronounced "ska-lya." Champion navel-gazer, veteran pseudo-fictioneer. Expect dinosaurs (and other paleobeasties), aquatic life (the weirder the better), Doctor Who (all sorts), Spider-Man (original flavor) and whatever else takes my fancy. 95% reblogs, 5% pointless text posts.
I try to tag for common triggers, but don't hesitate to ask if you need something added.
Photos by Gísli Dúa Hjörleifsson
1932, Chinese-American pilots Hazel Ying Lee and Virginia Wong (via You May Not Know About The First Chinese Americans, But You Should)
Narrow-footed Worm salamander, Honduras.
Oedipina petiole is a species of worm salamander (Caudata, Plethodontidae), newly described in 2011 from the central portion of the Cordillera Nombre de Dios, Honduras.
Plethodontid worm salamanders of the genus Oedipina are among the most challenging neotropical salamanders to study, due to their secretive fossorial habits and the resulting infrequency with which they are encountered.
Most important slimenoodle.
Very important slimenoodle.
Are those fangs? They look like fangs.
Look at that widdle faaaaaaace.