Those Who Live In Glass Houses . . .
Custom-crafted glass shells give biologists an unprecedented view of hermit crab housing behaviors. The sharing and swapping of shells between hermit crabs creates elaborate social networks, a blend of cooperation and competition that you’ve got to read to believe.
Art and science combined.
Spot the bird hiding in this picture. It’ll be tricky - it’s a bittern (Botaurus lentiginosus), one of the best camouflaged creatures around. Re-blog if you spot it (and I swear, this isn’t a prank: read more about it here).
An Orange Moth from Mexico. What a beautiful critter.