Brazilian Treehopper - a real living insect, which only pretends to be an alien helicopter. Its other name is "The Bell Bearer"; part of its Latin moniker stands for these utterly bizarre spheroids on the top (they are not antennae!
The Wilson's Bird-of-paradise (Cicinnurus respublica) is a passerine bird of the Paradisaeidae family living in Indonesia in the hill & lowland rainforests of Waigeo & Batanta Islands off West Papua. The diet consists mainly of fruits & small insects.
The giant isopod is a crustacean that lives at the bottom of the ocean and is related to shrimp, crabs, and… the roly-poly pill-bugs that dwell in your garden. But unlike their insect cousins, giant isopods can grow to be more than 16 inches cm) long.
Last week, the IUCN 2009 Seamount expedition ended, with scientists sampling two final seamounts in the Indian Ocean. Caught at was this deep-sea anglerfish, also known as a seatoad. Sarah Gotheil From BBC news