The Fijian crested iguana (Brachylophus vitiensis) from the Melbourne Zoo
Stearic acid, a common surfactant obtained by saponification of animal fats and oils lights up under polarized light.
I visited the Melbourne Zoo in August, and found so many creatures big and small interesting. The Lemur seemed to be having a good time watching everyone come in, they are quite alert creatures from what I could see.
If ever I had a favorite group of animals, beyond the Meerkats it would be the Orangutan. They are so similar to us in behaviour that it is at times eerie. A trip to the Melbourne Zoo showed me this character who was at home with his blanket, sitting in the centre of the enclosure…
Ever wondered where the microscope came from, have a look at a brief history of the development of the microscope.
The following appeared on the Travis Hale – Science and Photography YouTube Channel and has automatically been posted on TravisHale.com. This was my first go at trying a time-lapse and to be honest it is a terrible attempt but a learning experience nonetheless. I made a few mistakes with this one, the first is that…