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 […]
Hominid is an animation written and directed by Brian Andrews and produced at the Ex’pression College for Digital Arts. The video shows insects who apparently have forsaken their exoskeletons in favor of human skeletons. It’s weirdly fascinating and creepy.
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Butterfly sculptures by artist Michael Crowder take a super delicate form. Titled Mariposa Mori, the butterfly sculptures are made with a glass casting technique called pâte de verre where tiny glass particles are fused together to form a shape. The display is similar to traditional entomology boxes, adding another touch to the delicate butterflies.
Macrophotographs by Nordin Seruyan puts insects and bugs together in a setting that looks totally adorable. Insect BFFs just hanging out, having a good time.
Ever thought of getting a gourmet on with bugs? Well, here’s something to get you started. Edible Bugs Gift Pack has a set of seven bugs in cans. In case you have the stomach for them, the bugs (and related flavors) are Bacon & Cheese Grasshoppers, BBQ Bamboo Worms, Nori Seaweed Armor Tail Scorpions, Salted […]
Macrophotography is cool in ways that it lets us take a look at things we wouldn’t notice. Perhaps it is about the angle you capture them with, or about the sheer ugliness of something, that things don’t always look good in photographs. Take a look at these insect macrophotographs coming from the USGS Bee Inventory […]
The world hosts about 20,000 species of bees, out of which 4000 can be found in North America. The US Geological Survey’s Bee Inventory and Monitoring program spent 10 years capturing photographs of the insects and documenting them in great detail.
Ants are powerful little fighters who are not afraid of going to war. Photographer Alex Wild‘s set Ants Fighting shows numerous macro photographs of ants going to war. Once you take a look at the images, you realize this isn’t something you can just stroll and see. The photographer traveled over large areas of the […]
If its name wasn’t suggestive enough, allow us to say that the Titan Beetle is one huge Nope inducing insect. Found in the Amazon, an adult beetle can live to be 6.5 inches long, have sharp enough jaws to snap wooden pencils, and very strong legs with claws that can rip through flesh.