These are the shocking pictures that show that nature is brutal - but also profoundly moving.
 
Honey has an amazing shelf life, there are reports of jars of honey found in ancient Egyptian tombs still in edible condition. With it's low water content(about 18%) and it's high acidity it creates an unfavorable environment for bacterial growth.
 

10 Notable Gestation Periods in the Animal Kingdom

OPOSSUM: 12-13 DAYS. Blink and you'll miss it: This is the shortest gestation period of any mammal in North America. But since the lifespan of an opossum is only two to four years, it makes sense.