Captivating Photographs from the Wild

By Sophia Maddox | April 27, 2024

The honey badger, also known as the ratel, can survive through the worst of conditions due to their super power...thick skin

Look closer...these are the most chilling, unedited photos ever captured in nature.

Mother Nature can be gentle and kind, but on the day these photos were taken, she was dark, demonic, and dangerous.

It's risky business walking out your front door and these pictures prove it. They feature frightening animals, unreal weather patterns and some of the most striking and disorienting visuals that have ever been witnessed. Nature is only bound by the laws of physics… it has the ability to explode lava through the Earth, freeze homes, and send sand rushing like a tidal wave, but it can create wonders that touch your soul as well.

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source: nature is metal

If there’s one animal you absolutely do not want to mess with it’s the honey badger. These creatures are known for their ability to survive and and their ferocious nature. They don’t have so much as one specific enemy as they have nothing but enemies. When they’re cornered they’ll fight, no matter how large a predator is. They fight lions and hyenas and stand up to bee stings and animals bites - clearly even porcupine quills don’t even penetrate their skin. If an animal makes the unfortunate choice of traipsing across a honey badger’s land they’ll be chased down and attacked. 

Was this moose struck by lightning or nah?

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source: Patricia Grenier

This photo of a moose outside of Anchorage is a bit of a noodle baker. Initially its unclear what’s ripped this moose up, but according to the Anchorage Daily News this moose wasn’t stuck by lightning but rather it was attacked by a bear. At least that’s what the woman who took the photo, Patricia Grenier, says. She told the ADN:

That moose had been attacked by a bear by a neighbor's house. [The moose] was gone and everybody thought it had died, but then it was back and it was in my neighbor's yard.

However Dr. Kimberlee Beckmen says that there’s no way to know exactly what happened to this moose without getting a close up look at it. She said:

Without a biopsy and some diagnostics, it is impossible to say what originally caused the skin lesions so speculation is just that: speculations.