Some cray cray individuals think that the Canary Islands were the door to the lost continent of Atlantis. That's one of the reasons I like this image of Atlantis—the space shuttle—flying parallel to the Canarian island of Tenerife.
While filming whales off of the Canary Islands recently, a documentary crew discovered a rare marine find — the body of an Architheuthis squid bobbing in open water. Sadly, the creature was extremely dead, but the documentarians were able to capture footage of this deceased beast.
Spaniard Daniel López filmed this stunningly beautiful take on the skies of the Canary Islands, one of the clearest, most beautiful firmaments in the world. The sea of clouds and stars is simply hypnotizing. The scene at 2:18 is unreal.
This absolutely stunning image was taken in Spain's Canary Islands by astrophotographer Juan Carlos Casado. The image combines nine different photos and reveals the band of our Milky Way galaxy in a way our unaided eyes never could.
About 2,500 years ago, humans settled on the Canary Islands off the coast of Spain. They brought plentiful livestock with them to the once barren islands, creating a whole new ecosystem - one that was perfect for super-sized vultures.