MORPHO BUTTERFLY — have ears on their wings  Morpho didius  © m0nz0    Scientists thought butterflies were deaf until 1912 when the first butterfly ears were identified. Only in the past decade or so have researchers examined the anatomy and physiology of butterfly ears, which they are finding to be quite diverse and present in several butterfly species. The latest discovery was made with the blue morpho butterfly.

MORPHO BUTTERFLY — have ears on their wings Morpho didius © m0nz0 Scientists thought butterflies were deaf until 1912 when the first butterfly ears were identified. Only in the past decade or so have researchers examined the anatomy and physiology of butterfly ears, which they are finding to be quite diverse and present in several butterfly species. The latest discovery was made with the blue morpho butterfly.

"Rock of Ages # 26," Abandoned Section, E.L. Smith Quarry, Barre, Vermont, 1991. Photograph by Edward Burtynsky.

"Rock of Ages # 26," Abandoned Section, E.L. Smith Quarry, Barre, Vermont, 1991. Photograph by Edward Burtynsky.

Redondo Beach Outrigger Club~

Redondo Beach Outrigger Club~

Proof that "change" can be a good thing.  Purple Butterflies! [http://jar-of-elixir.tumblr.com/post/28239029648/spiritual-serenity-if-nothing-ever-changed]

Proof that "change" can be a good thing. Purple Butterflies! [http://jar-of-elixir.tumblr.com/post/28239029648/spiritual-serenity-if-nothing-ever-changed]

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