Flying Fox – Pteropus mearnsi, from ANIMALIA Photographs by Henry Horenstein.

A mint and teal colored chameleon lizard. #teal #mint #reptiles

Amazing bugs, reptiles and amphibians photographed by Igor Siwanowicz. From jumping spiders to colourful chameleons, Igor's pictures encourage his audience to look a little deeper: A Chamaeleo Calyptratus (Veiled Chameleon, female)

‘Fish Inside Out’ - Seahorse

Intricate Underwater X-Rays

"X-Ray Vision: Fish Inside Out," is a new exhibition of striking x-rays that reveal the complex bone structure of fishes in the collections of the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History.

This is beautiful.

Elephant Dust Bath - India visually beautiful but do wonder if color pigments hurt animals eyes.know is used in Holi festivals and Elephants do play in regular dust. Awareness always in treatment of animals.

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This X-Ray Projection of a Brown Long-Eared Bat - 14 Most Breathtaking Science Photos Ever

Harry Potter?!

Citation: Abbott Handerson Thayer as a boy, ca. 1861 / Buckingham's Inc. Abbott Handerson Thayer and Thayer family papers, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Also note: pet owl!

Look at this picture and then try to tell me I'm crazy for calling bats cute

The Flying Fox, AKA Greater Indian Fruit Bat Am I upside down ?

Elephants in Africa

love the blue& yellow next to each other "Elephants on the Masai Mara, Africa. Photo by Marcus and Kate"

Catch The Stars ~ photographer detail24 @ deviantArt  #photography #octopus #myt

these creatures are so amazing to me! Mom has one birth experience and then dies in order for the many, many babies she mothered to have the chance at life! Quite a Mom.


/// Oh my gods stunning perfect I love this. /// A perfect iconic portrait of a beautiful bat. But I think it should be turned to show her with her head down, the more natural position.