These are the shocking pictures that show that nature is brutal - but also profoundly moving.
 

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.
 
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.
 

Science Confirms That Dogs Can Recognize a Bad Person

Have you ever noticed just how easy it is for your dog the size up somebody? As humans, we often have a difficulty ‘judging a book by its cover’ but it seems as if dogs are able to do it quite easily. Perhaps it is because they have such amazing senses that allow them to do everything from tracking people over many miles, sniffing out drugs or bombs or protecting first responders.