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Dolophones conifera, aka the Wrap-around spider

Dolophones conifera, known as the Wrap-around spider, is a species of spider in the family Araneidae indigenous to Australia. It is named for its ability to flatten and wrap its body around tree limbs as camouflage. The upper surface of the abdomen resembles a cone shaped shield. It is composed mostly of … Continue reading

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Fungi – the Recyclers by Steve Axford

Panus fasciatus Steve Axford is a photographer who lives and works in the Northen Rivers area of New South Wales in Australia. His photos are a combination of beauty and scientific accuracy, and most of them could be used to … Continue reading

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Morning glory clouds

“Morning glory clouds are a natural phenomenon spotted every spring in the Gulf of Carpentaria, Australia. The rare clouds occur at altitudes of up to 2 km high, stretch 1,000 km long and move at speeds of about 60 km/h/. … Continue reading

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