Many of us have dug our winter woollies out to cope with the chilly weeks ahead, but I’m going to bet that none of us have a coat as resplendent as this fluffy crab. And who among us can say we have a hat as cool as our fine friend here, who has fashioned a kicky little beret from a sponge.
If there’s one thing that both humans and fish can agree on, it’s that the tongue-eating louse sucks. Parasites are bad enough as it is, but one that attaches itself to various parts of the face is just plain rude.
It’s safe to say that no microscopic organism has captured hearts quite like the tardigrade, an adorable critter commonly known as the water bear.
Everything about the nursery frog is adorable. This tiny frog, which is barely more than a few centimetres long, is named for the fastidious care it gives to its offspring.
Like a miniature kangaroo with bite, the kultarr is one of Australia’s most fascinating carnivorous marsupials.
Like an anatomical panic room, the mouth of a cardinalfish might just be the safest place in the ocean if you’re an unhatched fry.
Among bird enthusiasts who are keen to spot Australia’s most beautiful and elusive species, few parrots are as sought-after as this princess.