Was utterly transfixed with this butterfly in the Oceanografic Valencia - absolutely astonishing camouflage
What type of tigger is that?
Watched a documentary about a the search for the Caucasian leopard (aka Persian Leopard) in Azerbaijan the other night. fascinating stuff, here’s a pic of the wee beasty.
The Big Cat programme on BBC last night was excellent too
Royal Bengal. I think it may have been taken at Ranthambore
Tremendous - I love calligraphy I wish I could be that good
An early example of isochrone mapping – where each band of colour represents one hour of travel time from Paris by rail. Dating from 1882.
Maybe should be in the Twitchers thread, but more appropriate here I think
Tufted Coquette Hummingbird
Do you get many in Shetland?
Probably more than I do in Luton
Nowt more appropriate for AA’s ‘Beautiful Things.’
Was watching this on our local news yesterday. 25 years of work.
Lovely. But needs more green. Or does it live in a green bush ? Or is its … oh, never mind.
It is also known as variable bush viper, leaf viper, and others
I don’t choose the names, I just admire the beauty of the creature
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I suspect the saturation is turned-up in a lot of these pics.
Also, the alternative name of Variable Bush Viper might give another clue