Shrikes are nondescript and ubiquitous birds that have made a name for themselves as the leatherfaces of the animal kingdom. They don’t just eat their prey, they impale it on spikes and display is as part of their courtship ritual. That’s nasty enough, but they have one other trick up their sleeves.
The kidney garden spider, or pale orb weaver (Araneus mitificus), would be a fascinating critter on its own, but the fact that it looks just like the Pringles man makes it even more awesome.
Looks like some high quality maguro there, no? But biting into it won't send you to tuna heaven. Because this particular bite of sushi is actually molded sugar sold as a kit. Here's how they made it. [Reddit]