Mother Nature has many faces – some beautiful, some ugly, and some simply bizarre. This is a collection of some of nature’s truly bizarre aspects. From the weather to tiny insects, see 16 of the oddest things the natural world has to offer
1. The everlasting lightning storm
Catatumbo Lightning is an atmospheric phenomenon in Venezuela’s Catatumbo River, which occurs about 160 nights a year and lasts ten hours each time. The nightly performance can reach peaks of 280 lightning strikes per hour, illuminating the night and deafening anyone around.
2. Romanesco broccoli
Also known as Romanesco cauliflower, this edible work of natural art features almost perfect fractal forms.