In a world first, zookeeper Rohan Cleave captured the amazing hatching process of a critically endangered Lord Howe Island Stick Insect at Melbourne Zoo. The eggs incubate for over 6 months and until now the hatching process has never been witnessed. If you didn't see it you wouldn't believe it could fit in that egg! [Source: Vimeo/The Melbourne Zoo]
Sources: NPR, Discover Magazine, Australian Broadcasting Company
quote: I wonder how many species were actually created by the presence of mankind (by changing the landscape and such) ?
quote: Do you count bacteria, virii, and such? If so then we deserve a decent bit of credit.