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Ice bubbles in Abraham Lake, located at the foot of the Rocky Mountains in Canada. (Photo by Chip Phillips/Rex Features)

Ice bubbles, Abraham Lake, at the foot of the Rocky Mountains in Canada. The rare phenomenon occurs each winter in the man-made lake, as the plants on the lake bed release methane gas, which freezes as it comes closer to the cold lake surface.

Much of the body of a brush-head is shielded by chitinous plates.

Much of the body of a brush-head is shielded by chitinous plates. The head has a mouth cone equipped with stylets and numerous scalids A Photographic Tour Of Earth's Most Bizarre And Beautiful Creatures