Jan 152015

The hippopotamus has a reputation for being fat and slow, probably because of cartoons. But in reality they are very powerful animals who can move very fast when necessary. Australian safari worker Michael Varndell and his co-worker Craig Jackson were motorboating when they noticed a giant creature closing in on them. They hit the gas and just escaped a giant hippo who almost took a big bite out of their boat.  


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Dec 312014
Tiger Jumping To Catch Meat In Slow Motion Is Glorious

Everyone online knows that cats are extremely agile, lithe, and athletic. That’s just one reason why they are such captivating creatures. Maxime Dehaye was at the tiger exhibit at the zoo when it was feeding time. He was lucky enough to capture the exact moment when one of the tigers jumped nearly as high as the fence to catch a giant hunk of meat. Dinner time! 


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Dec 152014
Jammed Ice Of Frozen River Finally Flowing Will Blow Your Mind

Alex Geller posted this jaw-dropping nature video in 2011, but it has only gone viral now. Alex was by the Wild Ammonoosuc River in New Hampshire when the ice of the frozen river finally broke allowing for a giant tidal wave of icy water to surge downstream. The powerful water even dragged trees down with it! 


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Dec 102014
Hikers Walk On Perfectly Clear Frozen Lake

One of the perks of winter is being able to walk across frozen lakes. But usually the frozen top of the lake appears white. Tomas N and his buddy were hiking in Slovakia when they stumbled upon a rare gem of nature. A frozen mountain lake in High Tatras Mountains was so crystal clean, it appeared perfectly clear when frozen. It looks like they are walking on air! It’s no wonder this video has instantly gone viral with over half a million hits and counting!


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