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Month: October 2017

Weirdest Lizards! – Armadillo Girdled

Weirdest Lizards! – Armadillo Girdled

Information This is one of the weirdest, yet coolest lizards in Africa. As you can see in the picture above, they are covered in spiky scales which help them blend into their environment; Shrubs and rocky areas. An interesting feature of the Armadillo Girdled Lizard is it is ability to form a circle, revealing it is sharp, spiky scales. They do this when they are frightened or threatened by a predator. By rolling into a ball they increase their chances…

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4 of 17 Strange Car Design (High Museum of Art)

4 of 17 Strange Car Design (High Museum of Art)

1953 General Motors Firebird 1 XP-21 Information To describe today’s super cars, we fall back on likening the Koenigsegg’s and Pagani’s of the world to jet fighters. The 1953 General Motors Firebird I XP-21 was an actual jet fighter, with four wheels, a tail fin, and a bubble cockpit. The turbine engine spun at up to 26,000 rpm to generate a whopping (for the time) 370 horsepower. Pictures Videos Useful Links wikipedia.org businessinsider.com myautoworld.com gmheritagecenter.com conceptcarz.com roadandtrack.com hemmings.com

Long-Tailed Widowbird

Long-Tailed Widowbird

Information The long-tailed widowbird (Euplectes progne), also known as the Sakabula, is a species of bird in the family Ploceidae. The species are found in Angola, Botswana, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Lesotho, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, and southern Zaire. The long-tailed widow bird is a medium-sized bird and one of the most common in the territories it inhabits. Adult breeding males are almost entirely black with orange and white shoulders (epaulets), long, wide tails, and a bluish…

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