Nature is the most brilliant architect and designer. Its creations often inspire man-made things, but it is unlikely that we will ever be able to surpass it. Perhaps we don’t need to, it is enough to marvel at the spectacle of nature’s masterpieces, to admire their originality and, what is more, sometimes their awesome power.
1 Hail of this size fell in Texas.
2 A gully in the middle of a wheat field.
3 This blade of grass is covered in thick ice after a winter storm.
4 The green anaconda is one of the largest snakes on Earth.
5 The evolution of a tornado.
6 Sandstorm in Jordan.
7 Despite their cute looks, seals are extremely dangerous predators.
8 A letter after an ice storm.
9 Photo of an apple orchard in Ireland after a storm.
10 This is the open mouth of a long-finned whale.
11 Frozen waves near Chicago.
12 This tree has literally split this rock in two.
13 Giant devil’s chariot.
14 The peacock moth caterpillars are huge.
15 Polar bear under water.
16 The Barringer grid.
17 Believe it or not, this is one of the least dangerous spiders in Australia.
18 Lava, the Milky Way and a falling meteorite in a single photo. The diversity of nature is amazing!