The praying mantis is a very vicious predator, and their prey would have enough sense to stay away from them. But a pink flower? Now that wouldn’t sound scary to anyone, insects included, who would find themselves pray to the orchid mantis. This is a species of praying mantis from the Malaysian rainforest, where they […]
Our earth is home to millions of species, yet most of us only know a few, often overlooking some very fascinating some very fascinating species that cohabit this planet with us. Ross Piper through his book Animal Earth seeks to bring attention to the several species that the author feels do not get the attention […]
Tiny Animals on Fingers is a Flickr collection featuring photographs of, well, tiny animals on fingers. It has the usual culprits like turtles, geckos and frogs, though the surprise prize sure goes for monkeys.
Watching this video, you realize that cats are quite consistent in their “meow” throughout the world, though the others can vary quite a bit between languages. A nice touch to the video is that native speakers of the language say the word out for you, so it’s quite fun to watch and you get a […]
An adorable and hilarious set of photographs of dogs caught mid bath. As photographer Sophie Gamand puts it, “Wet Dog is a series on dogs being washed during their grooming sessions. The way the water plays with their hair in a very painterly manner, and their facial expressions as the water is poured on them […]
Ordinarily, if we saw some bird with the face of a dog, we would run like there is no tomorrow. We would still recommend doing that, even if they look as adorable as they do in these image manipulations.
A series of illustrations by South Korean illustrator Onasup, Beast Portraits show animals with the image carrying characteristics of the passing seasons and time. For example, the illustrations are warm and bright for a summer day, take a darker tone for night, and perhaps the touches of white present the winter. Well, that’s just how […]
Prepare yourself for new royalty shaped in the form of mice. But that’s not just any mice, these are mice with the DNA of the king of rock and roll. For his “All That I Am” project, Koby Barhad used the DNA of Elvis Presley in genetically engineered mice. The idea is to explore ethical […]
Artist Keng Lye paints super realistic, life-like three dimensional “paintings” that are as realistic as things can get. The artist starts of with layers of resin that are meticulously painted one on top of the other. Eventually, the meticulous process sees the emergence of very realistic sculptures that are stunning, to say the least. The […]
Hunger Games re-made with cats doesn’t have Jennifer Lawrence, which sucks, but it does have a lot of kitty action so I guess we’re good. For filming of the kitty Hunger Games, cardboards with scenes illustrated on them were used, with holes cut out where cats would inadvertently put their face, giving character and tone […]