A historic tree-lined path on Jesus Green in Cambridge has become shrouded in spectacular cobweb-like nests created by an infestation of bird cherry ermine moth caterpillars (Yponomeuta evonymella). The larvae make large communal webs for protection then feast on the leaves, sometimes stripping the trees bare.
The visibility of distilled water is about 80 metres. Blue Lake, on New Zealand’s South Island, clocks in at 76 metres. Here are the first-ever photos of this newly discovered natural wonder, taken by Klaus Thymann of Project Pressure and supported by New Zealand Department of Conservation and New Zealand Tourism.
They are a rare and beautiful variant of an ordinary lion, a big cat with a recessive gene that gives it striking white fur. But two British wildlife parks have been accused of unethical practices for breeding white lions taken from a farm linked to “canned hunting” in South Africa and allowing cubs to be petted for £250 a time.