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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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Colorful Spider Embroideries by Adam Pritchett

Adam Pritchett is a 25 year old textile artist & sewing enthusiast based in Lake District, England. For a particularly ingenious series, Pritchett stitched a variety of spiders into the canvas, turning gaping holes in the fabric into spider webs. Instagram / online shop / Website … Continue reading

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5 Mysterious Structures from the World’s Smallest Architects

Bagworm moth larva (Psychidae) Singapore-based photographer Nicky Bay is the master of capturing the micro-world, photographing insects typically passed over without acknowledgement or recognition. “The rainforest is a giant trove of mysteries. When zooming into the micro world, I saw natural creations which … Continue reading

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Naturephotography from Finland by Joni Niemelä

Joni Niemelä is a naturephotographer from Finland where most of his photos are also from. “Though I like to capture moments from various things in nature my favorite subjects are world of macro and those little details that usually gets unnoticed. I try … Continue reading

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Girls, Skulls and Slugs by Jason Levesque (aka Stuntkid)

Girls, Skulls and Slugs by Jason Levesque (aka Stuntkid). Hecate Jason Levesque (aka Stuntkid) is talented artist from the East Coast (US). Website / Shop / Facebook Slug Sorbet Grumpy Bunny Enough Space Odonata On My Mind Something Wicked Gluttony Latrodectus The Birds Hercules Spore … Continue reading

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Bizarre Animals

Photo credit: Mike Kullen, via Wikimedia Commons. G. cancriformis, spiny orb weaver spider Here’s a small collection of some of the strangest animals you’ve (maybe) never heard of. Spiny Orb Weaver Spider Gasteracantha fornicata. Image credit: Amos T Fairchild, via Wikimedia … Continue reading

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Tarantula Molting

When tarantulas grow, they periodically molt their exoskeletons. The “old skin” that is replaced by the new exoskeleton is a perfect replication of the spider, minus the head and fangs. The carapace and abdomen get broken and the tarantula begins … Continue reading

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Textile Art – Mister Finch

His inspiration comes from nature and British folklore that, as he said, never ceases to be at the heart of what he makes. Mister Finch lives in Leeds in Yorkshire, he has no formal training, he has learnt all that … Continue reading

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LOOM by Polynoid

“Loom tells the story of a successful catch.  A moth being caught in a spiders web. Struggling for an escape, the moths panic movements only result in less chance of survival. What follows is the type of causality everyones expecting. … Continue reading

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Selected illustrations by BMD Design

When graphic design, illustration and typography bump into each other. BMD Design, Graphic design and art direction since 2001. Twitter / Behance / Instagram / Pinterest / Website

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