WATCH: Birth of a New Island

| Mon Jan. 24, 2011 7:23 AM EST

This post courtesy BBC Earth. For more wildlife news, find BBC Earth on Facebook and Posterous.

When people think of new things in nature, they usually think of baby animals. And that's usually what's captured on camera... until now. Check out this incredible video of a volcanic island being born in the Solomon Islands.

Get Mother Jones by Email - Free. Like what you're reading? Get the best of MoJo three times a week.