Forest Giant Owl Butterfly -- A group of South & Central America butterflies. The underside of the wings look nothing like the upper wings. The undersides are brown with markings somewhat resembling  feathers, and there is a large prominent black spot with a bright yellow ring around it on each lower wing.  These spots look like eyes. When the butterfly is threatened, it assumes an upside down pose displaying eyespots. This startles a predator into thinking it is actually a large predatory owl. by proteamundi
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proteamundi Forest Giant Owl Butterfly -- A group of South & Central America butterflies. The underside of the wings look nothing like the upper wings. The undersides are brown with markings somewhat resembling feathers, and there is a large prominent black spot with a bright yellow ring around it on each lower wing. These spots look like eyes. When the butterfly is threatened, it assumes an upside down pose displaying eyespots. This startles a predator into thinking it is actually a large predatory owl.
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Forest Giant Owl Butterfly -- A group of South & Central America butterflies. The underside of the wings look nothing like the upper wings. The undersides are brown with markings somewhat resembling  feathers, and there is a large prominent black spot with a bright yellow ring around it on each lower wing.  These spots look like eyes. When the butterfly is threatened, it assumes an upside down pose displaying eyespots. This startles a predator by ophelia
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ophelia Forest Giant Owl Butterfly -- A group of South & Central America butterflies. The underside of the wings look nothing like the upper wings. The undersides are brown with markings somewhat resembling feathers, and there is a large prominent black spot with a bright yellow ring around it on each lower wing. These spots look like eyes. When the butterfly is threatened, it assumes an upside down pose displaying eyespots. This startles a predator
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The Venus flytrap sea anemone is a large sea anemone resembling a Venus Flytrap. Like it’s plant namesake, it is believed to close its by catrulz
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catrulz The Venus flytrap sea anemone is a large sea anemone resembling a Venus Flytrap. Like it’s plant namesake, it is believed to close its
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MALACHITE BUTTERFLY (Siproeta stelenes meriodonalis) ©pbertner Siproeta stelenes, commonly known as the Malachite, is a neotropical brush-footed butterfly (family Nymphalidae). The malachite has large wings that are black and brilliant green or yellow-green on the uppersides and light brown and olive green on the undersides. It is named for the mineral malachite, which is similar in color to the bright green on the butterfly’s wings. by Ирина Дубровская
Ирина Дубровская
Ирина Дубровская MALACHITE BUTTERFLY (Siproeta stelenes meriodonalis) ©pbertner Siproeta stelenes, commonly known as the Malachite, is a neotropical brush-footed butterfly (family Nymphalidae). The malachite has large wings that are black and brilliant green or yellow-green on the uppersides and light brown and olive green on the undersides. It is named for the mineral malachite, which is similar in color to the bright green on the butterfly’s wings.
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Malachite butterfly has large wings, that are black and brilliant green or yellow-green on the uppersides and light brown and olive green on the undersides. It is named for the mineral malachite, which is similar in color to the bright green on the butterfly’s wings. by angelia
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angelia Malachite butterfly has large wings, that are black and brilliant green or yellow-green on the uppersides and light brown and olive green on the undersides. It is named for the mineral malachite, which is similar in color to the bright green on the butterfly’s wings.
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Sea Butterfly Limacina helicina, the sea butterfly, is a tiny mollusk that lives inside a dark shell and uses its "ears" as wings. Like its predator, the sea angel, Limacina has evolved wings in place of the normal mollusk foot. Unlike the sea angel, though, Limacina hunts with a big ball of secreted mucous, which it uses to catch tiny arthropods, bacteria and algae. (The Sea of Japan, Russia/Flickr) by jane
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jane Sea Butterfly Limacina helicina, the sea butterfly, is a tiny mollusk that lives inside a dark shell and uses its "ears" as wings. Like its predator, the sea angel, Limacina has evolved wings in place of the normal mollusk foot. Unlike the sea angel, though, Limacina hunts with a big ball of secreted mucous, which it uses to catch tiny arthropods, bacteria and algae. (The Sea of Japan, Russia/Flickr)
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The Stygian Owl (Asio stygius) is a medium-sized dusky colored owl. This owl is not globally threatened, although its status varies greatly throughout its range. It lives in South America, and parts of Central America./" by Izaias Miranda by MommaJones
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MommaJones The Stygian Owl (Asio stygius) is a medium-sized dusky colored owl. This owl is not globally threatened, although its status varies greatly throughout its range. It lives in South America, and parts of Central America./" by Izaias Miranda
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Indian Leaf Butterfly - the interior wings of this Asian butterfly are brilliant sapphire shades with bright orange. The dull outer portion of the wings enable the butterfly to camouflage itself amid dead leaves. When threatened, it folds its wings tightly together to give predators the impression of a simple leaf. (Photo by Terry Elniski) by nellie
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nellie Indian Leaf Butterfly - the interior wings of this Asian butterfly are brilliant sapphire shades with bright orange. The dull outer portion of the wings enable the butterfly to camouflage itself amid dead leaves. When threatened, it folds its wings tightly together to give predators the impression of a simple leaf. (Photo by Terry Elniski)
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Polish Frizzle Bantam: The reason that these birds look like big puffballs is due to the presence of a mutated gene that makes their feathers curl. Where normal chickens have feathers that rest flat against their bodies, frizzles, with the effect of the F gene (frizzling), makes the feathers actually curl or spiral, lifting the feathers up and away from the body. by manuela
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manuela Polish Frizzle Bantam: The reason that these birds look like big puffballs is due to the presence of a mutated gene that makes their feathers curl. Where normal chickens have feathers that rest flat against their bodies, frizzles, with the effect of the F gene (frizzling), makes the feathers actually curl or spiral, lifting the feathers up and away from the body.
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The Cleopatra butterfly (Gonepteryx cleopatra) is a medium sized butterfly with a wingspan of about 50-70 mm. It is a sexually dimorphic species - the female has pale yellow or greenish wings, the male is darker yellow with an orange patch on the forewing. Both sexes have a forewing apical hook and brown dots in the center of each wing, and the underside of wings is light greenish yellow. by ophelia
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ophelia The Cleopatra butterfly (Gonepteryx cleopatra) is a medium sized butterfly with a wingspan of about 50-70 mm. It is a sexually dimorphic species - the female has pale yellow or greenish wings, the male is darker yellow with an orange patch on the forewing. Both sexes have a forewing apical hook and brown dots in the center of each wing, and the underside of wings is light greenish yellow.
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Four Cute Animal Facts It looks like the squirrel is trying to pose like a superhero by Raelynn8
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Raelynn8 Four Cute Animal Facts It looks like the squirrel is trying to pose like a superhero
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With a name like Firefly, this pose has to be fun! You could say this is somewhat of a straight leg variation of Crow pose. Since this pose is a toughie, you'll end up on your tush more than your hands when you first try it out, which will certainly cause some giggles. by shmessa
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shmessa With a name like Firefly, this pose has to be fun! You could say this is somewhat of a straight leg variation of Crow pose. Since this pose is a toughie, you'll end up on your tush more than your hands when you first try it out, which will certainly cause some giggles.
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The leopard cat (Prionailurus bengalensis) is a small wild cat of South and East Asia. Since 2002 it has been listed as Least Concern by IUCN as it is widely distributed but threatened by habitat loss and hunting in parts of its range. There are twelve leopard cat subspecies, which differ widely in appearance. The leopard cat's name is derived from the leopard-like spots prevalent in all subspecies, but its relation to the leopard is distant. by selena
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selena The leopard cat (Prionailurus bengalensis) is a small wild cat of South and East Asia. Since 2002 it has been listed as Least Concern by IUCN as it is widely distributed but threatened by habitat loss and hunting in parts of its range. There are twelve leopard cat subspecies, which differ widely in appearance. The leopard cat's name is derived from the leopard-like spots prevalent in all subspecies, but its relation to the leopard is distant.
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Turn an Old Book into a New Journal and have it actually look like the book! by nikki
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nikki Turn an Old Book into a New Journal and have it actually look like the book!
Things to Create
18K Yellow Gold Diamonds and Jade Large Butterfly Pendant and Chain Necklace - This is a magnificent necklace, it is crafted from solid 18k yellow gold with a fine polished finish, the pendant is in the style of a large butterfly with wings spread out, in each gold wing is an intricate medium relief carved butterfly in jade stone and it is fitted in the open wings of the gold butterfly. The gold body and the bottom end of the wings of the main butterfly is adorned with round sparkling diamonds.: by french_violet
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french_violet 18K Yellow Gold Diamonds and Jade Large Butterfly Pendant and Chain Necklace - This is a magnificent necklace, it is crafted from solid 18k yellow gold with a fine polished finish, the pendant is in the style of a large butterfly with wings spread out, in each gold wing is an intricate medium relief carved butterfly in jade stone and it is fitted in the open wings of the gold butterfly. The gold body and the bottom end of the wings of the main butterfly is adorned with round sparkling diamonds.:
Flight of the Butterfly
These hats.... I am somewhat torn... I think I like them but.... hrmmmmm, Only when the hair underneath them is long and down like it is here. Otherwise they just make the head look isolated and stupid. by kelli
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kelli These hats.... I am somewhat torn... I think I like them but.... hrmmmmm, Only when the hair underneath them is long and down like it is here. Otherwise they just make the head look isolated and stupid.
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Kagu A rare New Zealand bird, not much is known about the enigmatic Kagu. It is flightless, though its wings are large; it is a forest-dweller, though its markings are oddly light in color. Very few remain and scientists know little about its preferences and habits. We do know that it possesses “nasal corns” unlike any other bird. For reasons unknown, the kagu also has one-third the red blood count of other birds. Scientists have had a difficult time classifying ... by lorene
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lorene Kagu A rare New Zealand bird, not much is known about the enigmatic Kagu. It is flightless, though its wings are large; it is a forest-dweller, though its markings are oddly light in color. Very few remain and scientists know little about its preferences and habits. We do know that it possesses “nasal corns” unlike any other bird. For reasons unknown, the kagu also has one-third the red blood count of other birds. Scientists have had a difficult time classifying ...
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"The air is like a butterfly with frail blue wings. The happy earth looks at the sky and sings." by christy
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christy "The air is like a butterfly with frail blue wings. The happy earth looks at the sky and sings."
Stationery
PACSUN PULLS UPSIDE DOWN FLAG T-SHIRT BECAUSE IT HURT SOMEONE’S FEELINGS A veteran explains why displaying a US flag upside down is not disrespectful by keisha
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keisha PACSUN PULLS UPSIDE DOWN FLAG T-SHIRT BECAUSE IT HURT SOMEONE’S FEELINGS A veteran explains why displaying a US flag upside down is not disrespectful
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NGC 2818  It may look like a seahorse, but the dark object is actually a pillar of smoky dust about 20 light-years long. The structure occurs in our neighbouring Large Magellanic Cloud, in a star-forming region near the Tarantula Nebula. by grace
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grace NGC 2818 It may look like a seahorse, but the dark object is actually a pillar of smoky dust about 20 light-years long. The structure occurs in our neighbouring Large Magellanic Cloud, in a star-forming region near the Tarantula Nebula.
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The opalescent nudibranch is a predatory mollusk with no shell. by oldrose
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oldrose The opalescent nudibranch is a predatory mollusk with no shell.
Sea Life
Lemon Pillow Cookies | The texture of these is unlike most cookies: somewhat light with a crisp exterior thats crusted in sugar. It called “pillow cookies” because of their fluffy, pillow-like look thanks to baking powder. The lemon flavor is light, just enough to make the cookies a little extra special. by keri
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keri Lemon Pillow Cookies | The texture of these is unlike most cookies: somewhat light with a crisp exterior thats crusted in sugar. It called “pillow cookies” because of their fluffy, pillow-like look thanks to baking powder. The lemon flavor is light, just enough to make the cookies a little extra special.
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Again, shy girl pose. And i think the hesitancy of it with the strap down her shoulder, implies a lot more then is actually seen. by SmokeyTaupe
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SmokeyTaupe Again, shy girl pose. And i think the hesitancy of it with the strap down her shoulder, implies a lot more then is actually seen.
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FB. Butterfly Hugz.  Freedom ....THERE is nothing stopping YOU...Like a butterfly ....FOLLOW your HEART.... by jannyshere
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jannyshere FB. Butterfly Hugz. Freedom ....THERE is nothing stopping YOU...Like a butterfly ....FOLLOW your HEART....
Feeling Blue?
In Tokyo, a fossilized dragon man was discovered. It takes the shape of a regular man but somewhat smaller and with wings. Many people believe it is real proof of a Gargoyle or a fallen angel. by gabriela
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gabriela In Tokyo, a fossilized dragon man was discovered. It takes the shape of a regular man but somewhat smaller and with wings. Many people believe it is real proof of a Gargoyle or a fallen angel.
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like how this is somewhat separate from the living areas by Ellaeina
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Ellaeina like how this is somewhat separate from the living areas
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I usually don't like this pose but this particular picture is so pretty! That way they did this makes it look like a more natural / cute belly kiss! by frankie
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frankie I usually don't like this pose but this particular picture is so pretty! That way they did this makes it look like a more natural / cute belly kiss!
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I've seen a couple of mine look somewhat like this!. by kelseyinfo
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kelseyinfo I've seen a couple of mine look somewhat like this!.
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Tiger Butterfly On A Leaf: The Tiger Butterfly is one of the easier species of butterfly to photograph as it rests on a leaf with wings by ophelia
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ophelia Tiger Butterfly On A Leaf: The Tiger Butterfly is one of the easier species of butterfly to photograph as it rests on a leaf with wings
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ellulite is fatty cells that build on the skin to form a somewhat like dimpled appearance by beckyjane
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beckyjane ellulite is fatty cells that build on the skin to form a somewhat like dimpled appearance
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The face markings look like an orchid! Cute (: by johanna
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johanna The face markings look like an orchid! Cute (:
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