Neorcarnegia basirei is a species of spectacular moth that has transparent portions (windows, if you will) within its wings. Oh, and pink little leggies!
**SIGNAL BOOST** NEW WHEELS FOR DOM!!!
Albuquerque Kings Wheelchair Basketball Team is raising money for their teammate who’s wheelchair was stolen recently. Show your support.
Earlier this week ( Oct. 18 2013 ) one of our teammate’s Dominique D” Rogers unfortunately had his everyday wheelchair that was built specifically for him stolen from Southeast Albuquerque. We can’t imagine who would do something so terrible. Without it he has no way to get around independently. The wheelchair is essentially his legs. We have decided to raise money to help cover the cost of a new chair. Anything helps!
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Sir David Attenborough demonstrates the accuracy of the Mozambique Spitting Cobra’s venom streams by wearing a chemically treated visor that makes the venom turn purple on contact.
From Life in Cold Blood
David Attenborough, you are a brave man. Even with a face shield I’d find this terrifying.
It’ll be a sad day when he’s gone. He’s such an amazing documentary maker, and public figure on science and the world of nature.
brian skerry photographs the results of commercial bluefin tuna fishing in the mediterranean. the world wildlife fund estimates that each year, 4.4 million sharks and 90,000 turtles are unintentionally caught as bycatch from unregulated commercial tuna fisheries using long lines and drift nets. a shark caught in a net will suffocate to death. shark numbers have declined by as much as 80 per cent worldwide, with a third of all species now threatened by extinction (pew charitable trusts)
Tashirojima is a small island in Japan known as “Cat Island” due to the large stray cat population. The cat population is now larger than the human population on the island, and thrives as a result of the local belief that feeding cats will bring wealth and good fortune.
I got a new puzzle a few weeks ago and got started on it right away. About 2 days later, I caught…
#orthoptera #acrididae #grasshopper #entomology #wings #fairy #bugs #insect
The ‘Cave of Three Bridges’
With a 837ft drop the Baatara gorge waterfall is hidden within a cave of Jurassic limetone in Tannourine, Lebanon.