Weird Mars! Weird Rocks
We've gone from a rock on Mars that looks like a fish to rocks on Mars that look like alligators.
Pebbly Backs Of Alligators
NASA's Curiosity rover is checking out a funky stretch of landscape on the red planet and the images are delightful.
Curiosity On A Cruise
Curiosity is cruising around the Gale Crater and climbing up Mount Sharp, the crater's central peak.
The rover has been investigating a transitional area with formations the team is describing as "gator-back terrain."
Unusual Comparison To Earth
The fantastical shapes of Mars rocks have led to plenty of comparisons to familiar Earth objects, from a butt to a variety of faces.
Curiosity Is Safe
The good news for Curiosity is that it doesn't need to take any evasive action due to an alligator on Mars