Science and Photography
Science and Photography

Science and Photography

Curiosity, facts and original photos about science and nature.


Macropus rufogriseus

5 Jan 2020 2 minute read 2 comments Lykos

Macropus rufogriseus, also known as a red-necked wallaby or Bennet's wallaby, is a medium-sized marsupial belonging to the macropod family (the same as kangaroos), originating in Australia but now present, thanks to man, in several others nations inc...

Cygnus atratus - The black swan

4 Jan 2020 1 minute read 1 comment Lykos

Cygnus atratus, commonly known as the black swan, is an aquatic bird of the family Anatidae, closely related to the best known swan, Cygnus olor. It is native to Australia, but since it is an important animal from the ornamental point of view, it has...

Importance of the sunset

3 Jan 2020 5 minute read 4 comments Lykos

The sunset is certainly one of the most spectacular moments of the day, but often the attention that we reserve to it is only due to the curious games of colors that is able to give us. Instead there are organisms for which the sunset is really a key...