22 Jan 2021

Venus Sea Fan - An Unusual Looking Coral

 Gorgonia flabellum

Our oceans are full with wonders. Venus sea fan is one of them. It is also known as West Indian sea fan. A sea fan is a type of soft coral that looks like a Chinese hand fan. Like other soft corals a Venus sea fan does not have a hard calcium carbonate exo-skeleton.

7 May 2019

Japanese Kirie Artist Masayo Fukuda Has Handcrafted An Amazing Octopus From A Big Single Piece Of Paper

A Detailed Octopus Made From A Paper

Masayo Fukuda Octopus

That delicate and breathtakingly beautiful piece of art – an octopus handcrafted by Masayo Fukuda has become very popular among the netizens. Masayo Fukuda is a master of the Japanese art known as Kirie, which means “cut paper”. That art from is invented just after the invention of paper in China in 700 AD. She is doing this traditional Japanese art for 25 years.

It is amazing to see how detailed this work of art is. Though it seems that there are several layers of papers in it, the artist has used only a single sheet of white paper. There are not any pen or pencil drawings on it too. The octopus is looked really lifelike. The anatomy is perfect too. Can you identify the species?

24 Jul 2017

Amazing Photo Of A Dumbo Octopus

Look at this dumbo octopus. It looks like an alien from other planet. An alien with a weird face without any eyes, nose and mouth. However, there are two big "ears".