Kronosaurus fossil.  Can you even imagine what this looked like when it was swimming through the ocean?

Kronosaurus fossil. Can you even imagine what this looked like when it was swimming through the ocean?

Seahorse is the title given to 54 species of marine fish in the genus Hippocampus. "Hippocampus" comes from the Ancient Greek hippos meaning "horse" and kampos meaning "sea monster."

Seahorse is the title given to 54 species of marine fish in the genus Hippocampus. "Hippocampus" comes from the Ancient Greek hippos meaning "horse" and kampos meaning "sea monster."

Pending further discoveries, Spinosaurus was the world's largest carnivorous dinosaur. Full-grown adults outweighed Tyrannosaurus Rex by about a ton and Giganotosaurus by about half a ton. Since so few Spinosaurus fossils are extant, it's possible that other individuals were even larger.

Pending further discoveries, Spinosaurus was the world's largest carnivorous dinosaur. Full-grown adults outweighed Tyrannosaurus Rex by about a ton and Giganotosaurus by about half a ton. Since so few Spinosaurus fossils are extant, it's possible that other individuals were even larger.

Brontosaurus Dinosaur Looking Down Mono Line Vector Stock Illustration.  Illustration of a Brontosaurus meaning “thunder lizard, a genus of gigantic quadruped sauropod dinosaurs that lived in the late Jurrasic epoch looking down viewed from the side set on isolated white background. #illustration   #BrontosaurusDinosaur

Brontosaurus Dinosaur Looking Down Mono Line Vector Stock Illustration. Illustration of a Brontosaurus meaning “thunder lizard, a genus of gigantic quadruped sauropod dinosaurs that lived in the late Jurrasic epoch looking down viewed from the side set on isolated white background. #illustration #BrontosaurusDinosaur

Chasmosaurus is a genus of ceratopsiddinosaur from the Upper Cretaceous Period of North America. Its name means 'opening lizard', referring to the large openings (fenestrae) in its frill (Greekchasma meaning 'opening' or 'hollow' or 'gulf' and sauros meaning 'lizard'). With a length of 5–6 metres (16–20 ft) and a weight of 3.6 tonnes (4.0 short tons), Chasmosaurus was a ceratopsian of average size. Like all ceratopsians, it was purely herbivorous

Chasmosaurus is a genus of ceratopsiddinosaur from the Upper Cretaceous Period of North America. Its name means 'opening lizard', referring to the large openings (fenestrae) in its frill (Greekchasma meaning 'opening' or 'hollow' or 'gulf' and sauros meaning 'lizard'). With a length of 5–6 metres (16–20 ft) and a weight of 3.6 tonnes (4.0 short tons), Chasmosaurus was a ceratopsian of average size. Like all ceratopsians, it was purely herbivorous

That's a real dinosaur skull.  Dracorex Hogwartsia.  How awesome is that!  Of course any witch would want a dragon skull in her kitchen!

That's a real dinosaur skull. Dracorex Hogwartsia. How awesome is that! Of course any witch would want a dragon skull in her kitchen!

A pangolin (also referred to as a scaly anteater or trenggiling) is a mammal of the order Pholidota. The one extant family, Manidae, has one genus, Manis, which comprises eight species. A pangolin has large keratin scales covering its skin, and is the only known mammal with this adaptation. It is found naturally in tropical regions throughout Africa and Asia. The name, pangolin, comes from the Malay word, pengguling, meaning "something that rolls up".

A pangolin (also referred to as a scaly anteater or trenggiling) is a mammal of the order Pholidota. The one extant family, Manidae, has one genus, Manis, which comprises eight species. A pangolin has large keratin scales covering its skin, and is the only known mammal with this adaptation. It is found naturally in tropical regions throughout Africa and Asia. The name, pangolin, comes from the Malay word, pengguling, meaning "something that rolls up".

Astrophytum - photos by Pukhao Chakasik/ SUPER KABUTO & Rare Astrophytum, via Facebook (April 21, 2015);  Astrophytum is a genus of cactus that is native to North America.  The name comes from Greek words meaning Star Plant.

Astrophytum - photos by Pukhao Chakasik/ SUPER KABUTO & Rare Astrophytum, via Facebook (April 21, 2015); Astrophytum is a genus of cactus that is native to North America. The name comes from Greek words meaning Star Plant.

Dictionary.com’s Word of the Day - alliaceous - having the odor or taste of garlic, onion, etc.

Dictionary.com’s Word of the Day - alliaceous - having the odor or taste of garlic, onion, etc.

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