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spectacularuniverse:

This is the colourful candy-striped land snail (Liguus virgineus), and it’s only found on Haiti, Dominican Republic and Cuba. For years its colourful shell made a popular souvenir for travellers visiting these Caribbean islands, but now a law forbids people from harvesting the shells and selling them.Image: Miguel A. Landestoy

spectacularuniverse:

This is the colourful candy-striped land snail (Liguus virgineus), and it’s only found on Haiti, Dominican Republic and Cuba. For years its colourful shell made a popular souvenir for travellers visiting these Caribbean islands, but now a law forbids people from harvesting the shells and selling them.

Image: Miguel A. Landestoy

phototoartguy:

From Reddit “Black and White Camouflage by Andre Gallant”

phototoartguy:

From Reddit “Black and White Camouflage by Andre Gallant

revereche:

lordrobotnik:

aspidelaps:

sharped0:

theribbitking:

angstlatte:

ezowolf:

fencehopping:
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Close, guys, but no cigar. Those are specialized scent-emitting organs, called coremata. The tips are called hair-pencils, and the Wiki article describing both is under that title.

revereche:

lordrobotnik:

aspidelaps:

sharped0:

theribbitking:

angstlatte:

ezowolf:

fencehopping:

[…]

Close, guys, but no cigar. Those are specialized scent-emitting organs, called coremata. The tips are called hair-pencils, and the Wiki article describing both is under that title.

animalaspects:

My babies. I’ll do anything for them. :)

animalaspects:

whisker king

animalaspects:

whisker king

cloudyowl:

Ashy-faced Owl by stormingjoe

cloudyowl:

Ashy-faced Owl by stormingjoe

spectacularuniverse:

Skin accounts for around 15% of your body weight. (Copyright: Gunther Von Hagens, Institute for Plastination)

spectacularuniverse:

Skin accounts for around 15% of your body weight. 
(Copyright: Gunther Von Hagens, Institute for Plastination)

spectacularuniverse:

In heaven. Bug heaven. Can’t wait to rehydrate and mount these jewels.

spectacularuniverse:

In heaven. Bug heaven. Can’t wait to rehydrate and mount these jewels.

spectacularuniverse:

The Synchlora caterpillars decorate themselves with parts of their host plants as a way to hide from predators. Learn more.  

spectacularuniverse:

The Synchlora caterpillars decorate themselves with parts of their host plants as a way to hide from predators. 

Learn more.  

spectacularuniverse:

Dissection of the pelvis, groin and thigh to show the iliac and femoral vessels. From ‘Surgical Anatomy’ by Maclise, Joseph, 1856.

spectacularuniverse:

Dissection of the pelvis, groin and thigh to show the iliac and femoral vessels. From ‘Surgical Anatomy’ by Maclise, Joseph, 1856.

zoologyillustration:

How a toucanet grows from hatchling to fledgling.^

zoologyillustration:

How a toucanet grows from hatchling to fledgling.^

boris-sketches:

bic roller pen and crayon on paper
deep sea fish

boris-sketches:

bic roller pen and crayon on paper

deep sea fish

hexapoda:

My New Year’s Eve: making valentines cards featuring some of the most romantic love stories in the animal kingdom.

hexapoda:

My New Year’s Eve: making valentines cards featuring some of the most romantic love stories in the animal kingdom.