Ghost Flowers! Earthstars! Hickory Horned Devils! ... And More Weird and Wonderful Oddities of Nature

Don't fear these oddities of nature. Hickory horned devils (a caterpillar), Earthstars (a fungus), and ghost flowers all have their niche.

star nosed mole
With their bizarre, supersensitive snouts, star-nosed moles can detect, identify as edible, and gobble prey in less than a quarter of a second.
DWIGHT KUHN