Anis - Photo (c) Carol Foil, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND) Tropicbirds - Photo (c) Jerry Oldenettel, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA) Common Nighthawk - Photo (c) greglasley, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Greg Lasley Northern Curly-tailed Lizard - Photo (c) nancynorman, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC) Carnivorous Marsupials - Photo (c) Charlieatyourservice, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA) Potoroos and Bettongs - Photo (c) Leo, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA) Monotremes - Photo (c) John Sear, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC) Bandicoots and Bilbies - Photo (c) Alan Melville, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND) Pangolins - Photo (c) Bart  Wursten, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
19 of 22 observed
 
California Pitcher-Plant - Photo (c) badthings, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND) Great Sundew - Photo (c) Andrew, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC) Cape Sundew - Photo (c) Jeremy Gilmore, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC) Round-leaved Sundew - Photo (c) Chris Parker, some rights reserved (CC BY-ND) Drosera arcturi - Photo (c) Steve Reekie, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC) Fork-leaved Sundew - Photo (c) Umberto Salvagnin, some rights reserved (CC BY) Parrot Pitcher Plant - Photo (c) Aaron Carlson, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA) Zigzag Bladderwort - Photo (c) dogtooth77, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA) Yellow Pitcher Plant - Photo (c) Jerry Oldenettel, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
Carnivorous plants I've seen growing in the wild. Stylidaceae are mostl... View »
40 of 42 observed
 
Human - Photo anonymous, no known copyright restrictions (public domain) Caribbean Spiny Lobster - Photo (c) Zach Putnam, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA) Atlantic Blue Crab - Photo (c) jere7my tho?rpe, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA) Bluefish - Photo (c) Sascha Schulz, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC) Greater Amberjack - Photo (c) John Turnbull, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA) Summer Flounder - Photo (c) Jeff S., some rights reserved (CC BY-NC) Chinook Salmon - Photo (c) Matt K, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC) Honey Mesquite - Photo (c) Joe Decruyenaere, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA) Rock Bass - Photo Eric Engbretson, no known copyright restrictions (public domain)
Borrowing the idea from kueda. View »
 
132 of 426 observed
Coconut Crab - Photo (c) pattfwi, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA) Thin-shelled Rock Crab - Photo (c) 台灣水鳥研究群 彰化海岸保育行動聯盟, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA) Yellow Nipper - Photo (c) megatherium, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND), uploaded by sea-kangaroo Christmas Island Red Crab - Photo (c) Hickson Fergusson, all rights reserved Little Nipper - Photo (c) Zhang Xiaofeng, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC) Indo Hermit Crab - Photo (c) Jakob Fahr, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC) Strawberry Hermit Crab - Photo (c) warrenski, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA) Tawny Hermit Crab - Photo (c) Thomas Quine, some rights reserved (CC BY) Purple Crab - Photo (c) Ondřej Radosta, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
All of the land and shore crab species found on Christmas Island. View »
10
 
Shovel-billed Kookaburra - Photo (c) markaharper1, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA) Tropicbirds - Photo (c) Jerry Oldenettel, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA) South Island Wren - Photo (c) chrismorse, all rights reserved Black Woodpecker - Photo (c) Alastair Rae, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA) Proboscis Anole - Photo (c) santiagoron, all rights reserved, uploaded by Santiago Ron Pear Marginella - Photo (c) Gary McDonald, all rights reserved Nephrotoma virescens - Photo (c) skitterbug, some rights reserved (CC BY) Gafftopsail Pompano - Photo (c) msr, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by msr Slender Quill-snouted Snake - Photo (c) Kyle Finn, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
 
48 of 378 observed
Guadalupe Caracara - Photo (c) conabio_bancodeimagenes, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND), uploaded by conabio_bancodeimagenes Javan Lapwing - Photo creator:Nicolas Huet le Jeunecreator:Jean-Gabriel Prêtre, no known copyright restrictions (public domain) Poo-Uli - Photo Paul E. Baker, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, no known copyright restrictions (public domain) Glaucous Macaw - Photo Bourjot Saint-Hilaire, no known copyright restrictions (public domain) Scrawny Stubfoot Toad - Photo (c) Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA) Jambato Toad - Photo (c) Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
Never Forget View »
 
0 of 328 observed
Sharp-shinned Hawk - Photo (c) Rick Leche - Photography, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND) Yellowhammer - Photo (c) Tom Tarrant, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC) Mountain Chicken - Photo Yinan Chen, no known copyright restrictions (public domain) Pine-pine Gall Rust - Photo (c) Jay L. Keller, all rights reserved June Beetles - Photo (c) sokolkov2002, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC) Sea Lemon - Photo (c) Robin Agarwal (ANudibranchMom on iNaturalist), some rights reserved (CC BY-NC) Slippery Dick - Photo (c) Donají Graham, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC) Black Witch - Photo (c) Katja Schulz, some rights reserved (CC BY)
Things with strange/amusing/poetic/fun-to-say names. View »
 
68 of 288 observed
Grotto Salamander - Photo (c) mikeygraz, all rights reserved, uploaded by Michael Graziano Comal Blind Salamander - Photo (c) Danté Fenolio, all rights reserved Cave Salamander - Photo (c) Phil Chaon, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC) Berry Cave Salamander - Photo (c) Matthew L. Niemiller, all rights reserved Tennessee Cave Salamander - Photo (c) Saunders Drukker, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC) Cave Splayfoot Salamander - Photo (c) 2010 Sean Michael Rovito, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA) Waterfall-climbing Cave Fish - Photo (c) Eric C. Maxwell, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC) Mexican Tetra - Photo NIH Image Gallery, no known copyright restrictions (public domain)
 
10 of 81 observed
Sea Swallow - Photo (c) Sylke Rohrlach, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA) Blue Button - Photo (c) edenink, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC) By-the-wind Sailor - Photo (c) Steve Reekie, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC) Portuguese Man O' War - Photo (c) Bengt Nyman, some rights reserved (CC BY) Violet Sea Snail - Photo no rights reserved Violet Globe Snail - Photo (c) Andrew Spurgeon, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC) Dwarf Violet Snail - Photo (c) Andrew Spurgeon, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC) Pale Janthina - Photo (c) Juan Manuel de Roux, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC) Elongated Violet Snail - Photo (c) Andrew Spurgeon, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
Sir Alistair Hardy's term for this collection of animals, which float at... View »
6
 
Western Banded Glowworm - Photo (c) Ken-ichi Ueda, some rights reserved (CC BY) Zarhipis - Photo (c) Ken-ichi Ueda, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Ken-ichi Ueda Plainfin Midshipman - Photo (c) Marisa Agarwal, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC) Bleeding Fairy Helmet - Photo (c) Tatiana Bulyonkova, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA) Luminescent Panellus - Photo (c) Reiner Richter, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA) Specklefin Midshipman - Photo (c) Shannon DeVaney, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
 
6 of 111 observed
Guam Kingfisher - Photo (c) Bryant Olsen, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by bryanto Blue-eyed Ground Dove - Photo (c) Eduardo Franco, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC) Mauritius Kestrel - Photo (c) John Mauremootoo, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA) Laysan Duck - Photo (c) Kanalu Chock, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA) Hawaiian Goose - Photo (c) Judd Patterson, all rights reserved Echo Parakeet - Photo (c) Eliane Küpfer, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA) Puerto Rican Parrot - Photo (c) U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Southeast Region, some rights reserved (CC BY) Spix's Macaw - Photo Daderot, no known copyright restrictions (public domain) Kihansi Spray Toad - Photo (c) Seánín Óg, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
Species narrowly escaping extinction, either through conservation or thr... View »
 
9 of 97 observed
Orchids - Photo (c) Chris Moody, all rights reserved Common Yew - Photo (c) Jonathan Tyler, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA) Maize - Photo (c) Elí García-Padilla, all rights reserved Ponderosa Pine - Photo (c) Mart Hughes, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC) True Sedges - Photo (c) aarongunnar, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC) Gorse - Photo (c) Graham Banks, all rights reserved Common Laburnum - Photo (c) lorenzodotti, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC) Rushes - Photo (c) Tab Tannery, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA) Common Bracken - Photo (c) Diego Tamayo, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
Plants in Sherlock stories. View »
20
 
Red-bellied Squirrel - Photo (c) Arnulfo Moreno, all rights reserved Arizona Gray Squirrel - Photo (c) Jerry Oldenettel, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA) Mexican Fox Squirrel - Photo (c) Alfonso, all rights reserved Alaska Marmot - Photo (c) eligross, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC) Olympic Marmot - Photo (c) Donna Pomeroy, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC) Texas Antelope Squirrel - Photo (c) Lee Hoy, all rights reserved Nelson's Antelope Squirrel - Photo (c) Donna Pomeroy, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC) White-tailed Antelope Squirrel - Photo (c) Marshal Hedin, some rights reserved (CC BY) Harris' Antelope Squirrel - Photo (c) Katja Schulz, some rights reserved (CC BY)
Stay away from me~ee View »
30
 
Magenta Petrel - Photo (c) john_barkla, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by John Barkla Chatham Petrel - Photo Godman, Frederick du Cane, Monograph of the Petrels, 1907-1910, no known copyright restrictions (public domain) Shore Plover - Photo (c) Oscar, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC) Laysan Duck - Photo (c) Kanalu Chock, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA) Nihoa Finch - Photo Craig Rowland, Conservation Partnerships Program Coordinator, USFWS, no known copyright restrictions (public domain) Laysan Finch - Photo U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, no known copyright restrictions (public domain) Chatham Robin - Photo (c) frances schmechel, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA) Maud Island Frog - Photo (c) absoluteandy, all rights reserved Hamilton's Frog - Photo (c) absoluteandy, all rights reserved, uploaded by absoluteandy
Species with a total habitat of 3 square miles (1920 acres) or less. Mo... View »
 
4 of 41 observed
Purple Toothwort - Photo (c) Anne Sorbes, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA) Mountain Dodder - Photo (c) 2012 Barry Rice, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA) Cuscuta veatchii - Photo (c) alan_rockefeller, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC) Desert Dodder - Photo (c) jrebman, all rights reserved Flatglobe Dodder - Photo (c) Steve Jones, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
Plants freed from the tyranny of leaves! Myco-heterotrophs/mycotrophs, ... View »
 
17 of 414 observed
Molluscs - Photo (c) Mike, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA) Cnidarians - Photo (c) Patrick Webster, all rights reserved Bivalves - Photo (c) tiyumq, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC) Araucarians - Photo (c) Laura, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Laura Uribe Scallops - Photo (c) tangatawhenua, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC) Dawn Redwood - Photo (c) David, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA) Trilobites - Photo (c) Harrison Faulk, all rights reserved Anomalocaris canadensis - Photo (c) anonymous, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
13 of 13 observed
 
Ring-billed Gull - Photo (c) Gary Ashley, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC) Turkey Vulture - Photo (c) Maggie.Smith, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC) Cooper's Hawk - Photo (c) Jim Johnson, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND) Cedar Waxwing - Photo (c) ltoth, all rights reserved Dark-eyed Junco - Photo (c) Becky Matsubara, some rights reserved (CC BY) Striped Skunk - Photo (c) Dan Dzurisin, some rights reserved (CC BY) Valley Oak - Photo (c) Liam O'Brien, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC) Pallid-winged Grasshopper - Photo (c) K Schneider, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by K Schneider Mosquitoes - Photo (c) JJ Harrison, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
Wild plants, animals, and fungus that I've seen using the resources of m... View »
242 of 249 observed
 
Green Grocer - Photo (c) tleitch, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND) Clanger - Photo (c) chips1946, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC) Black Prince - Photo (c) David Midgley, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND) Redeye Cicada - Photo (c) david emery, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC) Black Friday - Photo (c) Ian McMillan, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC) Double Drummer - Photo (c) Elizabeth Kabanoff, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC) Razor Grinder - Photo (c) David Midgley, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND) Cherrynose - Photo (c) david emery, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
Australia has a particular talent with cicada common names. View »
 
4 of 19 observed
Pacific Trumpetfish - Photo (c) DavidR.808, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA), uploaded by David R Common Lionfish - Photo (c) Klaus Stiefel, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC) Brittle Stars - Photo (c) 
Hans Hillewaert, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA) Tridacna - Photo (c) Tsu Soo Tan, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC) Threadfin Butterflyfish - Photo (c) zsispeo, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA) Crocodile Needlefish - Photo (c) sallylondon, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND) Blackback Anemonefish - Photo (c) Ian Shaw, all rights reserved Sepiidans - Photo (c) Benjamin Jakabek, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND) Achilles Tang - Photo (c) Jean, some rights reserved (CC BY)
An old MECC game I used to play a lot as a kid. You can be various fish... View »
34
 
White Catspaw - Photo (c) U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Headquarters, some rights reserved (CC BY) Spectaclecase - Photo (c) USFWSmidwest, some rights reserved (CC BY) Sugarspoon - Photo Lea, 1831, no known copyright restrictions (public domain) Nearby Pearly Mussel - Photo Lea, 1857, no known copyright restrictions (public domain) Cracking Pearlymussel - Photo Dick Biggins, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, no known copyright restrictions (public domain)
I like the weird poetry of mollusc names. Currently this list is all ... View »
 
0 of 41 observed
Copperheads, Cottonmouths, and Cantils - Photo (c) Kirk, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC) Copperhead - Photo (c) Peter Paplanus, some rights reserved (CC BY) Green Anaconda - Photo (c) Micah Freedman, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC) Pelagic Gecko - Photo (c) Tigran Tadevosyan, some rights reserved (CC BY) Common Prickly Gecko - Photo (c) John Sullivan, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC) Indo-Pacific Slender Gecko - Photo (c) Hari, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND) Garnot's House Gecko - Photo (c) WK Cheng, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA) Komodo Dragon - Photo (c) Liesbeth, all rights reserved
Vertebrates that don't need a male to reproduce. View »
 
4 of 20 observed
Brambles - Photo (c) skiman1016, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Tyler Christensen Mesquites - Photo (c) Raul Urgelles, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC) European Raspberry - Photo (c) Erika Mitchell, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC) Manuka - Photo (c) Leon Perrie, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC) White Clover - Photo (c) Andreas Rockstein, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA) Alfalfa - Photo (c) Jon Sullivan, some rights reserved (CC BY) Common Sunflower - Photo (c) Andreas Rockstein, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA) 'Ohi'a Lehua - Photo (c) Eric in SF, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND) Cottony Cushion Scales - Photo (c) Josh McDill, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
Very different flavors depending on the source nectar. Tasting notes fo... View »
15
 
Atlantic Sand Crab - Photo (c) allysonv, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by allysonv Yellow-spotted Guard Crab - Photo (c) David R, all rights reserved Red Rock Crab - Photo (c) invertboy, all rights reserved, uploaded by Chris Brown Northern Kelp Crab - Photo (c) Todd Fitzgerald, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC) Sea Urchin Crab - Photo (c) Shigeru Harazaki, all rights reserved Thickclaw Porcelain Crab - Photo (c) Ken-ichi Ueda, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA) Chocolate Porcelain Crab - Photo (c) Robin Gwen Agarwal, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC) Pacific Hairy Hermit Crab - Photo (c) marlin harms, some rights reserved (CC BY) Tuna Crab - Photo (c) Robyn Waayers, all rights reserved
True Crabs, Ghost Crabs, Fiddler Crabs, Horseshoe Crabs; all crabs! View »
126 of 130 observed
 
White-tailed Kite - Photo (c) jschweg, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC) Cedar Waxwing - Photo (c) ltoth, all rights reserved Western Tanager - Photo (c) Jerry Oldenettel, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA) Pacific-slope Flycatcher - Photo (c) BJ Stacey, all rights reserved Black Phoebe - Photo (c) Ingrid Taylar, some rights reserved (CC BY) Bats - Photo (c) Isidro Vila Verde, all rights reserved, uploaded by jvverde Flatmesh Weavers - Photo (c) Jean-Raphaël Guillaumin, some rights reserved (CC BY-ND) Ant-mimic Sac Spiders - Photo (c) H. K. Tang, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND) California Poppy - Photo (c) Tony Iwane, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
Wild plants, animals, and fungus that I've seen using the resources of m... View »
167 of 170 observed
 
Lupines - Photo (c) David Hofmann, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND) Redwood Sorrel - Photo (c) gwc083, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC) Western Columbine - Photo (c) James Gaither, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND) Salal - Photo (c) Paul Larson, all rights reserved Dwarf Checkermallow - Photo (c) Tom Hilton, some rights reserved (CC BY) California Fetid Adderstongue - Photo (c) cailanaceae, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC) Wild Strawberry - Photo (c) Julia V. Shner, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC) Royal Larkspur - Photo (c) 2009 Barry Breckling, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA) Red Larkspur - Photo (c) dloarie, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Don Loarie
80 of 97 observed
 
Arabian Sand Boa - Photo (c) Matthieu Berroneau, all rights reserved Proboscis Anole - Photo (c) santiagoron, all rights reserved, uploaded by Santiago Ron Sengis - Photo (c) douglaseustonbrown, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC) Tufted Pygmy Squirrel - Photo (c) Chien Lee, all rights reserved Spotted Handfish - Photo (c) Rick Stuart-Smith / Reef Life Survey, some rights reserved (CC BY) Starry Seabat - Photo (c) Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
Excellent question from a friend's kid. Here are my top candidates, ple... View »
 
0 of 6 observed
Chamise - Photo (c) randomtruth, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA) Wavy-leafed Soap Plant - Photo (c) Ken-ichi Ueda, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Ken-ichi Ueda Dwarf Checkermallow - Photo (c) Tom Hilton, some rights reserved (CC BY) Purple Owl's-Clover - Photo (c) Joe Decruyenaere, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA) Buckbrush - Photo (c) randomtruth, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA) Sky Lupine - Photo (c) 2008 Keir Morse, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA) Red Larkspur - Photo (c) dloarie, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Don Loarie Menzies' Baby Blue Eyes - Photo (c) Philip Bouchard, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND) Silverpuffs - Photo (c) Tom Hilton, some rights reserved (CC BY)
97 of 97 observed