Tag: butterflies

Aug 6, 2015

Picture of the Day: Butterflies Drinking Tears from Turtle Eyes

Picture of the Day: Butterflies Drinking Tears from Turtle Eyes

Two Julia Butterflies (Dryas iulia) are seen drinking the tears of turtles in Ecuador. The phenomenon is known as lachryphagy.

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Sep 16, 2013

The 40 Most Detailed Close-Ups of Arthropods You Will See Today

The 40 Most Detailed Close-Ups of Arthropods You Will See Today

An arthropod is an invertebrate animal having an exoskeleton (external skeleton), a segmented body, and jointed appendages. Arthropods include all insects, arachnids, and crustaceans. Their body plan consists of repeated segments, each with a pair of appendages. Their versatility has enabled them to become one of the most species-rich members on the planet. [Source]…

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Aug 23, 2013

Picture of the Day: The Butterfly Effect

Picture of the Day: The Butterfly Effect

THE BUTTERFLY EFFECT Photograph by Prabhu B Doss In this perfectly timed photo by Prabhu B. Doss, we see a butterfly that appears to be looking in an invisible mirror, its likeness accurately reflected. Believe it or not, it’s two different butterflies, and if you look closely you can see differences in…

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