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.
Termite homes average almost ten feet tall
A european red wood ant nest in Hessen, Germany
Baya weavers in Namibia
The complexities of building a nest are shown in this image
An intricate web home
Australian weaver ants building their nest by pulling on leaves and working in chains, in Northern Territory, Australia
A wasp nest made of masticated wood