Jackals and Vultures survive on carrion, and sometimes come into savage competition for a meal. Sharp talons and ferocious beaks versus strong jaws and pointy teeth, the battles can be vicious, violent confrontations.
The carcass was put out for the vultures so that visitors to the Giants Castle Nature Reserve could view them closer, but the vultures were far too late by the time they arrived as the jackals had already claimed it. And it looks like the Jackals won this round.
Not all the fighting looks this simple and tidy. More often, a huge crowd shows up to claim the carrion, and it’s loud, rowdy, and dusty, as you can see from the following photos.
When it’s one on one, the Jackal and Vulture seem to be evenly matched in size, savagery, and vicious determination.
But, with vultures, there’s never just the one!
Sometimes, even with reinforcements, the Vultures win the meal.
But there are days when a Jackal gets the upper hand.
Greek philosopher Anaximenes is thought to have made the first report of marine bioluminescence. This was back in circa 500 C.E., when he saw an inexplicable glow as his oar cut through the water at night. Modern scientific explanations describe the phenomenon as a type of chemiluminescence born when light-releasing luciferin generated by organisms interreacts with oxygen. In most, if not all, cases this reaction is accelerated by the presence of a luciferase enzyme.
Marine creatures, insects, algae, bacteria and fungi all produce the magical glow that is bioluminescence; and different species do so for different reasons – including disguise, communication, for lighting and as lure. Bacteria and fungi usually shine constantly during phases of bioluminescence, while algae and marine animals give off intermittent light. One of the most widely observed forms of the phenomenon is caused by dinoflagellates, a type of phytoplankton.
Here’s a cool collection of over the top wedding dresses! Enjoy!
This one is made of paper.
A wedding gown made from peacock feathers? Wowsers!
This wedding gown was made from recycled plastic bags… interesting!
The plastic bottle wedding gown that no one can wear… I guess you just stand under it?
I don’t even know what to say about this one..
The bride elected not to wear white, but hey it’s a beautiful dress I think.
A wedding gown made of flowers. Pretty!
This wedding dress looks kind of odd. Not sure what’s up with it.
Balloons.. a wedding dress made of balloons… I’m speechless!
The wiffleball wedding dress that only the manikin was brave enough to try on!
Hmmm… a dropcloth and plastic bag wedding gown.
This wedding dress with the flowers on the outside is actually very pretty.
This dress is billed as the world’s heaviest wedding gown… probably because of that ridiculously puffy and long train!
Hello Kitty! Cute.
Another super long train on a wedding gown…
The wedding dress made from newspapers…
It’s in a gallery, so probably never worn in a wedding, this wedding dress is made from recycled plastic bottles.
Interesting… and probably unbelievably hard to walk around while wearing it.
I saved the best for last… how’s this for a totally over the top wedding dress? Where’s the groom going to stand I wonder…
The Armadillo Bag
Very nifty bag made from pop can pull tabs!
Ok, so this one is a little bit disturbing…
It’s not a hand bag, it’s a hen bag… LOL
Awww. it’s a cute puppy purse!
The Eiffel Tower handbag. Super cool.
This one is fun…
A super cool guitar hand bag. Wow.
A thick shag bag.
The keyboard bag. Interesting!
Wow… these are onion bags… or are they purses… or are they boxes… I’m not really sure.
A teapot purse. Cute!
A super smart rubics cube bag. Neato!
Very artistic! Called the Goddess bag.
Love love love this one!
Covered with stamps… very cool bag especially if you’re a collector.
Very sleek and designer looking!
A frog purse… cute and grumpy at the same time!
All daddy wanted was a blowjob
Lock up your daughters.
They shake me!
Daddy drinks because I cry
I’m not a boy!
contents under pressure
I cry when ugly people hold me.
I tore Mommy a new one
Daddy’s lil’ Squirt
damn, I’m cute!
Level 1 Human… LOL
my first metal shirt
my parents met online
I pity the fool who makes me cry
back off, I’m teething
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- More Steampunk Art
- Super Cool Watermelon Art
- Something Fun For Walpurgis Night
- Cool and Surreal
- The Masochists
- Insane Hair Styles
- Spectacular Storms Moving In
- Crazy Carved Pumpkins
- Amazing 3D Art
- Wicked Cool Halloween Pumpkins