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Butterflies of the species Greta Oto are commonly called clearwings or glasswings and come from Central America. The tissues of their wings look like glass thus giving them the transparent wings. Those transparent wings make it difficult for predatory birds to track the butterflies in flight.
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Photographer Seth Casteel collaborated with animal shelters and rescue groups throughout the United State and Canada to create his recent photography book, titled “Pounce,” featuring adorable cats and kittens as they pounce and jump through the air, arms outstretched. All cats featured in the book were available for adoption at the time Casteel snapped the pictures.
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Anup Shah’s new book, The Mara, containing 100 original black and white photographs, offers a visual story of life in Maasai Mara, Kenya, wild home of African big game and one of the world’s most famous wildlife reserves. The images capture anger, death, hope, arrivals, and departures, and provide a startlingly fresh and rarely seen view of life in this popular reserve.
photos ©Anup Shah
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Iantha Naicker, a talented illustrator from South Africa, creates cute paintings of animals. Sometimes she paints them onto her palms using a technique that makes them seem to stand out. And other times her characters, drawn on lined paper, seem like they don’t want to stay in lines or like they try to leap off the page.
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Musician and graphic artist Diego Cusano defines himself as a “fantasy researcher” who has translated his passions into a job. By watching things from a different point of view, Cusano started creating the illustrations that, since then, he has been publishing each day on the social networks. In the artworks displayed below, Cusano’s eccentric implementation of animals into his illustration provide a whimsical and 3D effect.
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A colorful series of these black and red winged insects, created by Tomasz Skoczen in his garden thanks to a Canon 5D Mark II. According to Skoczen the best time of the day for insect photography is early morning. That is why the majority of the ladybugs in his series are covered with dew.
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