Nature really is something else when it comes to strange animals, stunning plants and awesome scenery. These photos embody its beauty.
From incredible patterns to extraordinary phenomena , from tiny creatures to our favorite pet, it never ceases to amaze us.
Here are 20 photos that show how nature continues to surpass itself.
1. Incredible size, incredible pattern
2. A cat with extra toes
3. Have you ever seen a dog with such long lashes?
4. A delicate shell fossil
5. It almost looks like a curled up snake
6. A mysterious tree in a Californian lake
7. An extremely long bottle gourd
8. Just look at those eyes
9. When ice on a dead tree trunk looks like silky hair
10. Spot the owl...
11. Gorgeous little hermit crab
12. Ever seen a Sea Rabbit?
13. Wondering why his whiskers have frozen
14. Skull head cat
15. A happy lake in Russia
16. Moments after it was struck by lightning
17. It's a chrysallis!
18. When a tree trunk looks like its been dyed
19. Berries growing in rocks
20. Bet this pup hears the slightest of noises!