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2nd. blog → My Stocking collection

buddywho:

thelastmellophone:

WHY DIDN’t I DISCOVER THIS YEARS AGO

Holy shit

skunkbear:

Close-ups of butterfly wing scales! You should definitely click on these images to get the full detail.

I’ve paired each amazing close-up (by macro photographer Linden Gledhill) with an image of the corresponding butterfly or moth.  The featured lepidoptera* are (in order of appearance):

*Lepidoptera (the scientific order that includes moths and butterflies) means “scaly wing.” The scales get their color not from pigment - but from microscopic structures that manipulate light.

The great science youtube channel “Smarter Every Day” has two videos on this very subject that I highly recommend:

voiceofnature:

Quinta da Aveleda, Portugal. From Alicornio and Karl Gercens.

montereybayaquarium:

Help keep an otter happy! It’s not too late for California residents to “check the box” on state tax forms to help save sea otters. The fund supports researchers and partners trying to understand the issues facing the threatened southern sea otter—and help the population recover.

Learn more  


naonanigashi:

petapeta:

kagurazakaundergroundresistance:

kirin91:

constan:

johnnychallenge:

sheisking:

Always, always, always at play. Love it.
szymon:

Coffeemaze from Erdem Selek





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naonanigashi:

petapeta:

kagurazakaundergroundresistance:

kirin91:

constan:

johnnychallenge:

sheisking:

Always, always, always at play. Love it.

szymon:

Coffeemaze from Erdem Selek

(via szymon)