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The Wider View: Is it a bird... or a tree?

#ANIMALS. Awesome owl shows mimicry. Totally understand the purpose, just can't figure out how they figured out how to do it!!!!!! I hope to be a wiser person this New Year!!!


An adult African spiny flower mantis shows the “eye spots” on its wings ~ I don’t think I’d known that mantids had wings before… Picture: Igor Siwanowicz / Barcroft Media

How good are these reptile photos!?

While Derek was in Yemen, for a while he had one of these (as well as a few exotic birds) as pets.


A male parson's chameleon (Calumma parsonii) is pictured in rainforest understorey, Masoala National Park, Madagascar

Rosette-Nosed Chameleon (Rhampholeon spinosus) is a small East African species, found in virgin forest and woodland of both the eastern and western Usambara Mountains. It is predominantly ash-grey in colouration, with a distinctive rosette-like nasal appendage.

chameleons. in African myth, the chameleon was chosen by the creator to deliver the message to the people: "You will live forever." But it took so long, and chameleons walk so slowly, that other animals passed the message along sloppily, so that the people instead heard: "you will die forever."