Millions of arachnids escape rising floodwaters. Trees cocooned in spiders webs after flooding in Pakistan, 'An unexpected side-effect of the flooding was that millions of spiders climbed up into the trees to escape the rising flood waters.
Pyura Chilensis (The Living Rock) (Chile). Their appearance allows them to blend into Chilean beaches and avoid predators. Interestingly, these creatures have both male and female organs and can breed individually.
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David Latimer from Cranleigh, Surrey, with his bottle garden that was first planted 53 years ago and has not been watered since 1972 - yet continues to thrive in its sealed environment. The bottle garden has created its own miniature ecosystem.
The natural phenomenon of Trovants: stones that literally grow by themselves. In Romania an impressive number of stones which quite literally grow by themselves. The stones are real and known as Trovants.
Real life Hobbit pub opens in New Zealand. The Green Dragon Pub at Hobbiton, near Matamata in the North Island of New Zealand, was originally built as part of the set for The Hobbit but was opened to the public as a licensed pub in late November.
Lake Geneva Ice Storm A woman walks by an ice-covered car on the iced waterside promenade at Lake Geneva in Versoix, Switzerland. A cold spell has reached Europe with temperatures plummeting far below zero.