27 incredibly rare sights caught on camera

There are thousands of things that we have never seen with our own eyes. Weird landscapes, species as unique as they are rare, mysteries that science has not yet managed to explain...

The great thing about today is that the internet and social networks mean we can observe the stranger things in life from the comfort of our own homes. If you need a taster, here's an awesome selection of rare sights caught on camera and shared across the world...

1. A venus fly trap munches on a wasp

© UserV3x0 / reddit  

2. Ever seen a feather star swim?

© mossberg91 / reddit  

3. After a lightning strike!

© Alicatscat / reddit  

4. A crayfish skeleton - wow!

© WIZARD0989 / reddit  

5. Magic-free levitation

© 0penYourMind / reddit  

6. Fish vs mammal

© PaviliaBay / reddit  

7. Nope, this Rottweiler isn't covered in snow...

© bigmeat / reddit  

8. A sheet of dollar bills before they've been divided

© BillX99 / reddit  

9. Home-grown vs store-bought

© Cystoscope1 / reddit  

10. Pompeii's streets show the marks of passing carriages

© _bennyblanco99_ / reddit  

11. A shell-less egg

© Yogibear20 / reddit  

12. Electric underfloor heating

© siknite / reddit  

13. This shopping mall has spiral escalators

© drlqnr / reddit  

14. A purple grasshopper!

© prnlc / reddit  

15. A nest inside a fence pole

© Automaticdealz / reddit  

16. Yes please!

© awesomeface2005 / reddit  

17. A magnificent and very rare blue-eyed tortoise

© AllAmericanRejection / imgur  

18. How to cure boredom

© SnubDisphenoid / reddit 

19. When you don't realize there's a tear in your glove

© CriticalReality / reddit  

20. Jupiter's southern pole!

© Brochacho_the_nacho / reddit  

21. No one's played on this for years...

© SummerRay / reddit  

22. A gym where you can run through water - much better for anyone with painful joints!

© 5_Frog_Margin / reddit  

23. Yes, the Titanoboa did exist - a snake that was 12.8 m long and weighed 1,135 kg

© Sad_Narutard / reddit  

24. A plastic bag on the seabed of the Mariana Trench...

© godac.jamstec.go.jp  

25. A hurricane... On Saturn!

© drsleep007 / reddit  

26. Grizzly bears run faster than Usain Bolt. In other words, they'll always catch their human prey!

© Demi_95 / reddit  

27. The remains of a toucan

© Import / reddit 

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