When we talk ants and lizards, we usually picture an ant being eaten by a lizard, or a lizard being devoured by ants. The following images turn upside down the lizard-ant association, proposing a peaceful interaction between these two creatures.
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Photographs by Teguh Santosa
Close-up shots catching moments of peaceful interaction between [...]
Leucism is an unusual condition characterized by reduced pigmentation in animals and humans. The term leucism is derived from the Greek leukos meaning “white”.
Leucistic Antarctic Fur Seal.
A normal Antarctic Fur Seal and a leucistic one.
Photographs by Liam Quinn via Flickr
The charming fruiting body of Microporus xanthopus, a tropical species, is commonly found on decaying wood. Besides their decorative qualities, Microporus xanthopus fungi are also one of nature’s recyclers, contributing to the breakdown and to the transformation of deadwood.
Tallebudgera, The Gold Coast hinterland, Australia
Photograph by plant.nerd via Flickr
Microporus xanthopus in various shades of brown, growing on [...]
Álftanes, Iceland’s Greater Reykjavík Area
Photograph by Kristján Kristinsson via Flickr
A Long-billed Dowitcher (Limnodromus scolopaceus) is foraging in shallow waters that reflects its distinctive long-billed profile.
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Bhutanese old woman carrying a hand prayer wheel engraved with Buddhist prayers. Spinning a prayer wheel seems to create extensive benefits, from helping the wisdom arise in the practitioner, to enhancing spiritual powers.