Animal Architecture Photography

animal architectureThe vogelkop gardener bowerbird builds an impressive home to attract mates

In Animal Architecture, a new book from Abrams, nature photographer Ingo Arndt explores marvels of nature with spectacular imagery, showcasing the complex and elegant structures that animals create both for shelter and for capturing prey. Arndt’s photographs display wonders such as the colourful mating arenas of bowerbirds in West Papua and the fantastic nests created by ants in Africa.

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Termite homes average almost ten feet tall

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A european red wood ant nest in Hessen, Germany

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Baya weavers in Namibia

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The complexities of building a nest are shown in this image

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An intricate web home

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Australian weaver ants building their nest by pulling on leaves and working in chains, in Northern Territory, Australia

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A wasp nest made of masticated wood


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17 Responses to Animal Architecture Photography

  1. asria70 says:

    Perkenalkan, saya dari indonesia. Maaf saya tak bisa berbasa inggris.
    Saya sangat suka karya karya anda.

  2. clinock says:

    Stunning and beautiful photos of a world most of us never see…thank you…

  3. sparrow says:

    Beautiful. Love that Baya weaver. Thank you for sharing.

  4. sjp says:

    Big things, small packages

  5. ~meredith says:

    thank you. ~m

  6. Cynthia says:


  7. MpumiD says:

    Reblogged this on The Blurry Zebra and commented:
    Mind blown!

  8. Sara says:

    Very cool. Animals are amazing!

  9. Reblogged this on My Choice and commented:
    Wonders of the world

  10. nodimlight says:

    That is amazing!

  11. You are always bringing the most impressive pictures to share … Thank you my dear

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