Clownfish did have one pre-Nemo claim to fame: they exploit their immunity to sea anemone toxins by hiding out in the oceanic invertebrates’ poisonous tentacles. Depending on the color of the anemone, this attribute provides nature photographers with a goldmine of imaging opportunities.
Red Efts are amphibians, Newts to be exact. The bright orange, red-spotted, land-dwelling creature found in moist eastern American forests is, surprisingly, not the creature’s adult stage but rather its juvenile iteration. Born in water as gill-breathing larva, Red Efts will eventually return to an aquatic lifestyle for the balance of their unusually long lifespan – up to 15 years!
Flame Robin, Petroica phoenicea, male The Flame Robin is a small passerine bird native to Australia. It is a moderately common resident of the coolest parts of south-eastern Australia mainland and Tasmania