Paying homage to the wonderful, unusual and diverse world of animals. 2017 - all photos are my images, unless they are credited otherwise. Outside sources are credited (with links) whenever possible — on both unique posts & re-blogs. Any post can be removed upon request (please provide URL link to the post/page and the name of the animal if you contact me). Enjoy!
Six-Legged Giant Finds Secret Hideaway, Hides For 80 Years
The insect is so large — as big as a human hand — it's been dubbed a "tree lobster." Presumed extinct, some enterprising entomologists found them on a barren hunk of rock in the middle of the ocean.
Unidentified Lanternflies from Borneo - What's That Bug?
A fly with a blue, elongated nose and green wings with yellow polka dots. Wed, Apr 1, 2009 at 2:04 PM Found in the rainforest in Borneo. Vin Sandakan, Borneo Hi Vin, In April 2008, we posted an image of this spectacular Lanternfly in the family Fulgoridae, also from [...]