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) Jes Lefcourt, all rights reserved
20 of 23 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) Marian Oliver, 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) Reiner Richter, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA) Parrot Pitcher Plant - Photo (c) NC Orchid, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC) 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 »
39 of 41 observed
 
Human - Photo no rights reserved 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) Sam Martin, all rights reserved Greater Amberjack - Photo (c) John Turnbull, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA) Summer Flounder - Photo (c) Jeff Stauffer, all rights reserved 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 »
136
 
Coconut Crab - Photo (c) pattfwi, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA) Thin-shelled Rock Crab - Photo (c) Ondřej Radosta, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC) 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) Simon Nicholas, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC) 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 »
9
 
Lesser Florican - Photo (c) Uday Agashe, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC) Maleo - Photo (c) Chien Lee, all rights reserved Shovel-billed Kookaburra - Photo (c) markaharper1, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA) South Island Wren - Photo (c) chrismorse, all rights reserved Black Woodpecker - Photo (c) Александр, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA) Dusky Lory - Photo (c) 
Tim Felce (Airwolfhound), some rights reserved (CC BY-SA) Proboscis Anole - Photo (c) Christian Langner, all rights reserved Common Bellowsfish - Photo (c) AcquarioVillage, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA) Pear Marginella - Photo (c) Gary McDonald, all rights reserved
 
50 of 398 observed
Guadalupe Caracara - Photo (c) conabio_bancodeimagenes, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND), uploaded by conabio_bancodeimagenes 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) Gunther's Streamlined Frog - Photo R. Mintern, no known copyright restrictions (public domain)
Never Forget View »
 
0 of 337 observed
Mountain Chicken - Photo Yinan Chen, no known copyright restrictions (public domain) Mushroom-tongued Salamanders - Photo (c) Andrés Mauricio Forero Cano, all rights reserved Peaks of Otter Salamander - Photo (c) tjsonger16, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC) June Beetles - Photo (c) sokolkov2002, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC) Sticklebacks and Allies - Photo (c) Cody Hough, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA) Sea Lemon - Photo (c) Robin Agarwal (ANudibranchMom on iNaturalist), some rights reserved (CC BY-NC) Black Witch - Photo (c) Katja Schulz, some rights reserved (CC BY) Little Floatingheart - Photo (c) Patrick Coin, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA) Noseburns - Photo (c) Andy Newman, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
Things with strange/amusing/poetic/fun-to-say names. View »
 
73 of 318 observed
Brook Salamanders - Photo (c) jplarry, all rights reserved, uploaded by J.P. Lawrence Cascade Caverns Salamander - Photo (c) twanto, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA), uploaded by Nathan Bendik Cave Salamander - Photo (c) Phil Chaon, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC) Berry Cave Salamander - Photo (c) Matthew L. Niemiller, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC) 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) Fabio Moretzsohn, 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) Bernd Kirschner, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA) 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) Edu 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) Nagi Aboulenein, all rights reserved Echo Parakeet - Photo (c) Peter Steward, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC) Puerto Rican Parrot - Photo (c) U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Southeast Region, some rights reserved (CC BY) Spix's Macaw - Photo (c) Vincent, all rights reserved Kihansi Spray Toad - Photo (c) herpguy, all rights reserved, uploaded by Paul Freed
Species narrowly escaping extinction, either through conservation or thr... View »
 
9 of 99 observed
Orchids - Photo (c) Ori Fragman-Sapir, all rights reserved Common Yew - Photo (c) Jonathan Tyler, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA) Maize - Photo (c) Carl Lewis, some rights reserved (CC BY) 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) Ad Konings, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC) Mexican Fox Squirrel - Photo (c) Alfonso, all rights reserved Alaska Marmot - Photo (c) Eli Gross, some rights reserved (CC BY) 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) Steve Wells, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
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 Thomas, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND) 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 »
 
18 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) Tim Quinn, 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) Andreas Rockstein, some rights reserved (CC BY-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) Kyle Tansley, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC) 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 »
243 of 250 observed
 
Green Grocer - Photo (c) tleitch, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND) Clanger - Photo (c) Dezmond Wells, 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) Green Bunyip - Photo (c) clairecottage, 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) Deb Aston, all rights reserved Brittle Stars - Photo (c) Hans Hillewaert, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA) Giant Clams - 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) orobourical, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC) Blackback Anemonefish - Photo (c) Mark Rosenstein, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA) Sepiidans - Photo (c) Lucy Smiechura, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC) Achilles Tang - Photo (c) 104623964081378888743, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND), uploaded by David R
An old MECC game I used to play a lot as a kid. You can be various fish... View »
39
 
White Catspaw - Photo (c) U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Headquarters, some rights reserved (CC BY) Ouachita Rock Pocketbook - Photo USFWS, no known copyright restrictions (public domain) Spectaclecase - Photo (c) USFWSmidwest, some rights reserved (CC BY) Western Fanshell - Photo 
Dick Biggins, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, no known copyright restrictions (public domain) Sugarspoon - Photo Lea, 1831, no known copyright restrictions (public domain) Penitent Mussel - Photo (c) jesseholifield, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC) Nearby Pearly Mussel - Photo Lea, 1857, no known copyright restrictions (public domain)
I like the weird poetry of mollusc names. Currently this list is all ... View »
 
0 of 43 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) Brad Moon, all rights reserved 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, all rights reserved Komodo Dragon - Photo (c) Thomas Fuhrmann, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
Vertebrates that don't need a male to reproduce. View »
 
4 of 20 observed
Brambles - Photo (c) Sergey Yeliseev, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND) 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) Ground Pearls - Photo (c) Alex Rebelo, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
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) Blackclaw Crestleg Crab - Photo (c) Ken-ichi Ueda, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Ken-ichi Ueda 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)
True Crabs, Ghost Crabs, Fiddler Crabs, Horseshoe Crabs; all crabs! View »
127 of 131 observed
 
California Gull - Photo (c) docentjoyce, some rights reserved (CC BY) Western Tanager - Photo (c) Jerry Oldenettel, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA) Western Tiger Swallowtail - Photo (c) David A. Hofmann, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND) Oleander - Photo (c) reddad, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC) Ground Beetles - Photo (c) Jakob Fahr, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC) Ground Spiders - Photo (c) 尤光平, all rights reserved Fiery Skipper - Photo (c) Ken-ichi Ueda, some rights reserved (CC BY) Green Lacewings - Photo (c) Patrick Coin, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA) Bedstraws - Photo (c) aarongunnar, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
Wild plants, animals, and fungus that I've seen using the resources of m... View »
210 of 214 observed
 
Chamise - Photo (c) randomtruth, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA) California Poppy - Photo (c) john_barkla, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by John Barkla California Bay - Photo (c) Gravitywave, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA) Blue Oak - Photo (c) mmarchiano, all rights reserved Valley Oak - Photo (c) Liam O'Brien, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC) Paintbrushes - Photo (c) Patrick Alexander, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND) Pacific Trillium - Photo (c) Brent Miller, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND) Sky Lupine - Photo (c) 2008 Keir Morse, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA) Checker Lily - Photo (c) David Hofmann, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
114 of 120 observed
 
Arabian Sand Boa - Photo (c) Roberto Sindaco, all rights reserved Proboscis Anole - Photo (c) Christian Langner, all rights reserved 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) mangos, all rights reserved Dwarf Checkermallow - Photo (c) Tom Hilton, some rights reserved (CC BY) Purple Owl's-Clover - Photo (c) Calibas, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA) Buckbrush - Photo (c) Logic McDaniel, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC) 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