same as the giant salamander Andrias japonicus
The oldest salamander. (Middle to late Jurassic, one hundred specimen are known from China). All died in a lake covered by volcanic ash
Chunerpeton is an extinct genus of salamander discovered in the Daohugou Beds in Nei Mongol (Inner Mongolia), China. It was a small animal measuring 18 cm in length.
There is controversy about the age of the strata containing these fossil salamanders, with speculation ranging from Middle Jurassic to Early Cretaceous.
Images from the ‘Murmur’ series, 2005
Flocks of european starlings flying above Rome and its suburbs.
Mi nombre es Enjambre
Enter the Mushroom Kingdom
by =theCHAMBA (Deviant Art)
Phylogenetic Tree of Life
The OpenLearn site used to offer this phylogenetic chart in the shape of a tree as a free poster, but no more. They do have an online version of this same illustration, expandable and with links and an explanatory guide:
Tree of Life - Open University.
Hindenburg sobre hielo
ellen dallerup, zeppelin ice skater, german postcard, circa 1910 (www.retronaut.com)
Instrucciones para el recién egresado.