Axolotl, a walking fish

Contradictory from its appearance, Axolotl (AX-oh-lot-ul) is commonly known as a ‘water monster.’ This cute ocean creature is a type of aquatic salamander. According to the legend, ancient believes that Axolotl was a god who disguised himself as a salamander to avoid sacrifice. Axolotl, or its scientific name Ambystoma mexicanum, is related to the tiger salamander. The common name

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The dinosaurs of the sea.

Since the life has started on the Blue Planet, many of the prehistoric ocean creatures have either evolved into some modern species or gone extinct. However, by studying their fossils, scientist can put together mysteries from the deep past and allow researchers to better understand marine life. To these days, the vast ocean still…

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Bermuda Caves, one of the Earth’s last unexplored frontiers

For the past 400 years, Bermuda has recognised the system of caves that honeycomb the limestone island. There are four large caves that are accessible to the public. The Fantasy and Crystal Caves have guided tours almost hourly year-round. Grotto Beach, just east of the island’s international airport, has two caves that are approachable. One of them, Prospero’s, has…

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An Intriguing Natural Masterpiece: “When you’ve seen the world, there’s always Greenland”

Stretching approximately 2,800 kilometers (1,750 miles) from north to south and approximately 1,000 kilometers (625 miles) from east to west, Greenland is the world’s biggest island. In a land dominated by the Ice Cap and impossibly steep mountain ranges, 3,500 people have made it their home. Their culture is born from myths and …

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