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atelierentomologica:

Lithograph Published 1842-53, Paris for ”Scenes de la vie privee et publique des animaux” by Jean Ignace Isidore Gérard (J. J. Grandville Pseud)

atelierentomologica:

Lithograph Published 1842-53, Paris for ”Scenes de la vie privee et publique des animaux” by Jean Ignace Isidore Gérard (J. J. Grandville Pseud)


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amare-habeo:

Josef Mánes (Czech, 1820 - 1871)
The Drowned, N/D

amare-habeo:

Josef Mánes (Czech, 1820 - 1871)

The Drowned, N/D

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blackpaint20:

Details from Bruges cemetery

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simplesue:

ushishir:

House centipede
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orlandobloomers:

me: stop being racist please

family:  listen… liberal hippie trash ….u dont know anything abotu the world….

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buggirl:

Beneficial Bug of the Day:  American Burying Beetle: Nicrophorus americanus
This is one of my favorite beetles.  It is a fascinating animal for many reasons.  These beetles not only are one of a few insects to engage in parental care, they are even more remarkable as both parents work together to care for their young.
The adults have a highly sensitive sense of smell which they use to find small dead animals, most often rodents.  They then bury the dead carcass underground.  They then chew the rodent into a meatball, and lay their eggs onto it.  Once their larvae hatch, they protect them, and even feed the young chewed up bits of the carrion…much like that of bird parents!  Their rather gross habits rid the environment of disease carrying dead rodents.  They also decrease fly populations, as many of the adult beetles carry phoretic mites on their bodies which will eat any fly eggs that the dead rodents may contain.  
This particular species is endangered.  Habitat destruction and an increase in competition from increased population of scavengers (coyotes, raccoons, etc have increased lately due to their generalist lifestyle.  A decrease in apex predators, such as mountain lions and wolves, also led to an increase in mesopredators).   The beetle is Federally protected, and many breeding programs are in place to help their conservation effort.  
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buggirl:

Beneficial Bug of the Day:  American Burying Beetle: Nicrophorus americanus

This is one of my favorite beetles.  It is a fascinating animal for many reasons.  These beetles not only are one of a few insects to engage in parental care, they are even more remarkable as both parents work together to care for their young.

The adults have a highly sensitive sense of smell which they use to find small dead animals, most often rodents.  They then bury the dead carcass underground.  They then chew the rodent into a meatball, and lay their eggs onto it.  Once their larvae hatch, they protect them, and even feed the young chewed up bits of the carrion…much like that of bird parents!  Their rather gross habits rid the environment of disease carrying dead rodents.  They also decrease fly populations, as many of the adult beetles carry phoretic mites on their bodies which will eat any fly eggs that the dead rodents may contain. 

This particular species is endangered.  Habitat destruction and an increase in competition from increased population of scavengers (coyotes, raccoons, etc have increased lately due to their generalist lifestyle.  A decrease in apex predators, such as mountain lions and wolves, also led to an increase in mesopredators).   The beetle is Federally protected, and many breeding programs are in place to help their conservation effort. 

Learn from buggirl?  Pledge a dollar to her research here!

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soft-boil:

Goddess Venus!

soft-boil:

Goddess Venus!

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chickensnack:

Try to find the hidden trobblers at cartoon network

chickensnack:

Try to find the hidden trobblers at cartoon network

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tumbr561pete:

Michael Hussar

Creepy Beautiful

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Metal Gear Solid Peace Walker - Big Boss finds Metal Gear

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madcat-world:

Ragnarok - NicholasKay
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mune-note:

こすさんが雑誌ぽくしてくれるって言うので色塗ったジョルミス~

mune-note:

こすさんが雑誌ぽくしてくれるって言うので色塗ったジョルミス~

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mindofgemini:

goldist:

malformalady:

The Black Dragonfish(Idiacanthus atlanticus) of the Stomiidae family.

I love how this is like a creature from hell but it has like little pink cheeks 

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mindofgemini:

goldist:

malformalady:

The Black Dragonfish(Idiacanthus atlanticus) of the Stomiidae family.

I love how this is like a creature from hell but it has like little pink cheeks 

deep sea anime blush stickers

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