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Mollusca from “Marine Investigations in South Africa" Cape of Good Hope, Department of Agricultures, 1902. ____________________ #scienceillustration #scientificillustration #naturalhistory #naturalhistoryillustration #shelldrawing #shellillustration #mollusca #snail #snails #snaildrawing #snailillustration #mollusks #molluscs
You never know what “the moments” you remember of childhood will be. If one is me pointing up at the 400x life size mosquito with an innocent “what’s that?” I’m in a lot of trouble. . . . . #smithsonian #naturalhistory #terrifyingmosquito #ithoughtitwasfunny #imajerk 67/365
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There are many species of Thorny Sea Urchins (Goniocidaris spp.) and they get their name from the big thorn-like spines they’re covered with. This one is actually quite restrained - sometimes the spines themselves have extra thorns and spines. Very prickly!⠀ Photographed in Western Port by Mark Norman @museumsvictoria#australia #westernport #catchingtheeye #museumsvictoria #biodiversity #biodiversityaustralia #wildlife #naturalhistory #photography #wildlifephotography #nature #naturephotography #naturephoto #animalfacts #underwater #underwaterphotography #underwaterworld #diving #scuba #seaurchin
Wild Boar skull side view pencils. Well, the skull series has all been penciled! I’m going to try to have all the inks done by the end of the year. Wish me luck! #skull #boar #wildboar #art #illustration #illo #pencils #scientificillustration #vultureculture #taxidermyart #burkemuseum #naturalhistory #animalskull #crosshatching #crosshatch #oddities
Trilobite  Walliserops Trifurcatus Printed in green resin. Get yours today! http://bit.ly/walliseropstrifurcatus Walliserops is a genus of spinose phacopid trilobite, of the family Acastidae, found in Lower to Middle Devonian age rocks from the Anti-Atlas Mountains of Morocco. All species of Walliserops possess a three-pronged "trident" that protrudes from the glabella. Walliserops is most closely related to the genus Comura. This model is the result of a direct scan of a well preserved Walliserops Trifurcatus fossil. It retains a lot of the details that are not often perserved intact. Great for educational purposes or as a fun decoration. #paleoart #art #paleontology #dinosaur #prehistoric #fossils #cambrian #trilobite #3dprinting #models #figurines #naturalhistory #decoration #ornament #ammonite #science , #arachnomorph #arthropods #marineanimal #marinelife , #evolutionarybiology #evolution #education #educational #animal , #ossilart #rock
One of the rock and mineral collections is being photographed atm, I’ve been helping move them back and forth from storage to studio. These were a few neat minerals from today!! #geology #rocks #minerals #crystals #sparkly #pretty #naturalhistory #aucklandmuseum
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On afternoon walks in the summertime I often get teased by my dad and cousin, "Hey, that bird is calling you." Indeed, it sure sounds like my name is being called out. "Jeeerid. Jeeeerid." The bird in question is the gray catbird, whose call not only sounds like my name but like a meowing cat as well. So similar to a cat's meow is its call that my brother was once frustrated by this bird's incessant meowing while searching for his runaway cat in a forested ravine. No surprise then that this bird is one of Ohio's three mimid (Latin for mimic) bird species (although a handful more species are accomplished mimics, too). Lucas County, Ohio. May 2018. #wildlife #wildlifephotography #wildohio #nature #naturephotography #naturalworld #naturalhistory #naturalohio #ohiobiodiversity #ecology #outdoors #outdoorphotography #songbirds #ohiogram #canon #canonsee #canonseeimpossible #birds_of_instagram #yourbestbirdshots #best_birds_of_ig #audubon #audubonsociety #birdphotography #avifauna #ornithology #graycatbird #catbird #mageemarsh #mageemarshwildlifearea
I only have one of each of these cases available. Each is mounted in a 5.5x5.5 inch case. Top left - Sulphur Butterly FOR SALE £38 Bottom left - Emperor Moths - Male (top) and female (bottom) FOR SALE £55 Top right - Blue Spot Butterlfy FOR SALE £40 Bottom right - Orange Tip Butterfly FOR SALE £38 UK postage £5 (order and pay by midnight Wednesday 19th December for Christmas delivery) Worldwide £12 Email beefy_beetle@hotmail.com to order . #CranfieldsCuriosityCabinet entomology insect cases are handmade from hardwood oak by a UK carpenter. Each case is lined with museum grade foam, which allows each specimen to be carefully pinned into the case. The specimen is identified on the back of the case, so as not to distract from the actual specimen. . #Entomology #interiordesign #butterflies #butterfly #insect #insects #taxidermy #beetle #beetles #bugs #bug #moth #moths #entomology #museum #display #gift #unique #curio #curios #curiosities #curiosity #unusual #naturalhistory
Atlas Moth Case measures 10.5x8.5 inches FOR SALE £70 (reduced from £85) . UK postage £5 Worldwide £12 . Email beefy_beetle@hotmail.com to order . #CranfieldsCuriosityCabinet entomology insect cases are handmade from hardwood oak by a UK carpenter. Each case is lined with museum grade foam, which allows each specimen to be carefully pinned into the case. The specimen is identified on the back of the case, so as not to distract from the actual specimen. . #Entomology #interiordesign #butterflies #butterfly #insect #insects #taxidermy #beetle #beetles #bugs #bug #moth #moths #entomology #museum #display #gift #unique #curio #curios #curiosities #curiosity #unusual #naturalhistory
In the waiting room earlier I took a picture of my latest natural history drawing book page. It’s the inside of a snapping turtle shell. . . . #chelydraserpentina #commonsnappingturtle #turtleshell #watercolor #naturalhistory #drawingbook #sketchbook #turtle #orlandoartist #floridaartist
I only have one of each of these cases available. Each is mounted in a 5.5x5.5 inch case. Top left - Darwin’s Glory Butterflies. Two specimens in one case, top showing dorsal view, bottom showing ventral view. FOR SALE £55 Bottom left - Prepona Butterfly FOR SALE £40 Top right - Forest Queen Butterlfy FOR SALE £40 Bottom right - Neglected 88 Butterflies. Two specimens in one case, top showing dorsal view, bottom showing ventral view. FOR SALE £48 UK postage £5 (order and pay by midnight Wednesday 19th December for Christmas delivery) Worldwide £12 Email beefy_beetle@hotmail.com to order . #CranfieldsCuriosityCabinet entomology insect cases are handmade from hardwood oak by a UK carpenter. Each case is lined with museum grade foam, which allows each specimen to be carefully pinned into the case. The specimen is identified on the back of the case, so as not to distract from the actual specimen. . #Entomology #interiordesign #butterflies #butterfly #insect #insects #taxidermy #beetle #beetles #bugs #bug #moth #moths #entomology #museum #display #gift #unique #curio #curios #curiosities #curiosity #unusual #naturalhistory
My #topnine2018 . Lots of carnivorous plants but also lots of learning done on my part about our native species and the ecosystems they call home. This year has brought me into contact with more LGBT people who are my kind of nerds than ever before and I'm so glad to not only know you but all of my friends who have shared this journey with me. #queernerd #naturenerd #naturalist #lgbtoutdoors #queersinthewoods #naturalhistory #nativespecies #carnivorousplants #carnivorousplantsofinstagram #bogplants #letsgobogging
352. Casually smuggling specimens 2.0. #365
// Falling madly for the north coast (& sanderlings) Spy the lil' guy p.3 #optoutside • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • { #hiking #me #backpacking #pescadero #explore #marsh #birds #norcal #birding #birds #birdwatching #binos #bestcoast #binoculars #westcoast #adventure #naturalist #wildforaging #naturalhistory #beach #northcoast #redwoods #forest #redwoodforest #magical #protectourparks #sanderling #radiatelove #alifealive }
This Eupanacra Elegantulus or Hawk Moth caterpillar and his family were found grazing on our "Elephant Ears" plant. #singgahsanalod1 #borneoexperiences #caterpillars #hawkmoth #snakemimicry #NaturalHistory #NatGeo #Insects #Photography #thevillagehous2
Today I visited the London Natural History Museum for the first time. I found all of the exhibitions to be exciting and informative with my own obvious favourite being that of the mammals and conservation areas. The conservation work that is present behind the scenes is testimony to the long history of the institution which for years has collected, studied and documented many animal species in hopes to better conservation as a whole. For this they can’t be faulted. I highly recommend others to visit and enquire about the amount that goes on behind the scenes as there is a whole other world down there. #conservation #wildlifeconservation #museum #animals #naturalhistory #naturalhistorymuseumlondon #london
“Is it a first edition?’ is a question we often hear in the shop. There’s a cachet about a first, and for good reason as, on occasion, a first printing can be worth thousands of pounds and the second less than a hundred, or even have no real commercial value at all. To every rule though there is an exception; as here. When a book is admired for its aesthetic value, for example for its binding or plates, and the second, or a later, printing is superior in that regard, the allure of the first pales somewhat. Lord Thomas Littleton Powys Lilford’s ‘Coloured Figures of the Birds of the British Islands’, when kept nicely, is a beautiful production. 421 striking coloured plates mostly by J.G. Keulemans and Archibald Thorburn (most lithographed, some handcoloured) jostle for attention within its often handsome boards. It appeared in seven volumes over a number of years with the first edition commencing in 1885. The second though, beginning 1891, is the one many collectors desire because both publisher and author agreed the reproduction of the plates was superior. So, you’ll hear no apologies from us about this being the second. It’s a stunning survival in fine internal condition, with barely a spot.
Here's a little peek my "Chrysalis" collection. I'm deviating from wax preservation with this set and keeping them as is. They'll be securely encapsulated in glass. 🌿
One of these things is not like the other...can you spot the parasite? We currently have one parasitized colony of Sericomyrmex amabilis. The socially parasitic Megalomyrmex symmetochus colony lives within the S. amabilis colony and protects its host from other intruders. . . . . . #antstagram #ant #ants #insects #insect #museum #science #biology #entomology #myrmecology #parasites #parasite #ecology #naturalhistorymuseum #naturalhistory
I spent today in the Coleoptera collection at @nhmlondon - extracting data from carrion beetles for an up coming publication I’m helping with. Such a luxury to spend the day just looking at Silphids! Especially nice to be examining some of those from Charles Darwin’s collection!! . . . #beetles #coleoptera #silphidae #carrionbeetles #oxelytrum #carrion #necrophagous #recyclers #insects #darwin #insectsofinstagram #nature #biodiversity #data #curation #museum #nhm #naturalhistory #insectcollection #teambeetle #carrionclub
Rotifer! I only seen these flattened and stationary in a compound microscopes before, and here it is in their mobile glory in a dissecting scope. They’re near microscopic aquatic animals, sometimes called wheel animals, using circular rows of cilia around their mouth to draw in water and food to eat. If you notice carefully you can water swirling into its mouth. #science #naturalhistory
Mary Anning - The Amazing women who Discovered Dinosaurs. Fossil collector and paleontologist, born 1799 🦕STAY CURIOUS 🦖 #maryanningrocks
The dates are set for the University of Utah 2019 Archaeological Summer Field School held at the Range Creek Field Station!! June 10-July 31st. Applications are due by March 1, 2019. Apply now. Space is limited. Spread the word!
This past weekend our curator, along with dozens of other volunteers from various agencies and locales, participated in the first post- #woolseyfire restoration project at the #PeterStraussRanch . In a matter of hours they planted hundreds of native plants and trees which in time will add to the beauty of our #santamonicanmountains . . Want to get involved? Follow @santamonicamountainsnps for further updates on how you can help with their ongoing efforts. . For our environmental science majors or those interested in a career with the national park service, @communitynatureconnection is hiring interns. Scroll through the images for more information on their year-long program. No prior experience is necessary. . #restoration #conservation #malibu #agourahills #nature #naturalhistory #environmentalscience #environment #volunteer #feelgood #giveback #howyoucanhelp #biology
🎄CHRISTMAS GIVEAWAY!🎄 It’s turning into an annual event now it seems - we’re giving away one of our exclusive screen prints from this year: ‘Billions and Billions’ illustrated by @andreslozanom. It’s inspired by every curious child and adult who loves to look up on a cloudless night sky and get lost in the vast black starry-filled void, we call Space. To enter to win this print, simply follow the next three steps: 1. Follow @easternbiological and @andreslozanom 2. Like this picture 3. Tag a friend in the comments The giveaway closes at 12:00am GMT Friday 21st December. And the lucky winner will be chosen randomly and announced via our Stories. Shipping Worldwide! Thanking you all for the continued support this 2018 ✨💫☄️🌓 🔭🚀
“Everyone likes birds. What wild creature is more accessible to our eyes and ears, as close to us and everyone in the world, as universal as a bird?” - Sir David Attenborough, 1926-present A Natural History of American Birds of Eastern and Central North America, 1955 hardcover edition; original publication date, 1925 #thecuriousfawn #thecuriousfawnshop #inspiredbynature #createmakeshare #creativelifehappylife #meetthemaker #behindthescenes #booklover #oldbooks #naturewriting #scientificillustration #birdsofinstagram #naturalhistory
I just love these perfect tiny geodes from Mexico. This one has a green outside and then red speckled banding around a crystal lined cavity. I never get tired of these and try to keep them in stock, although each one is naturally unique. #dollhouseminiature #geode #tinygeode #miniatures #miniature #onetwelfthscale #modernminiatures #tiny #naturalhistory #wendysminiatures #mexicangeode #tabascogeode #kwai #tiny #mini #miniac #modernmini #scaleminiature #minidecor
For the last 4 months I have been working on an artist book, it is probably the most personal work I’ve made to date. ‘Long-term Healing’ outlines the non-linear healing process an individual goes through after experiencing trauma. Working on this project has been emotionally draining, but it has also been rewarding and beneficial to my own healing.
throwback to that time when Vilma came back from the woods with the moose bones she found.
I’m guessing I have been to New York City somewhere in the vicinity of fifty times, and today was the first time I went to the absolutely incredible AMNH. Where have I been? And how soon can I come back? I could easily spend a week straight in there just taking it all in, but instead I had four hours and hardly made a dent. I’d move here just for this.
This #taxonomytuesday : Diptera is an order of insects that includes many types of insects like flies and the nuisance of this season: mosquitos. This order belongs to the Panorpoidea section, Oligoneoptera superorder; it contains 2 suborders: Nematocera and Brachycera; this clade has a total of 11 suborders and 120.000 known species. Diptera are characterised by the presence of only one pair of wings, in fact "Diptera" means "2 wings"; the other pair of wings became a pair of "halteres", organs evolved to keep balance during the flight. #biology #science #nature #naturalhistory #naturalscience #naturalhistorymuseum #museodistorianaturale #milan #milano #italy #italia #diptera #flies #fly #mosquito #mosquitos #insects #arthropod #entomology #animals #animal #insect #taxonomy #likeforlikes #follow4followback #like4likes #followforfollowback #arthropods #arthropoda
This diamond and gold necklace is set with 27 carats of emeralds. Top-quality stones like the one-carat emeralds in this necklace are rarer than diamonds and hard enough to resist scratching. See this bling, and so much more, in our Hall of Gems. 💎 #FieldMuseum #NaturalHistory #NaturalHistoryMuseum #gems #emeralds #necklace #jewelry #diamonds  #bling
Natural History Museum Ice Rink
♡Love this vibrant Blue Green Papilio Blumei on an original antique anatomy print!♡ @3ringtravelingapothecary Available now at the shop~VERY OPEN until 7pm tonight! 10031 Jos Campau Hamtramck MI #3ringtravelingapothecary #hamtramck #entomology #handmade #butterfly #moth #antiqueprints #naturalhistory #gift #holiday #beautiful #interiorstyling #interiordesign
♡Love this vibrant Blue Green Papilio Blumei on an original antique anatomy print!♡ Available now at the shop~VERY OPEN until 7pm tonight! 10031 Jos Campau Hamtramck MI #3ringtravelingapothecary #hamtramck #entomology #handmade #butterfly #moth #antiqueprints #naturalhistory #gift #holiday #beautiful #interiorstyling #interiordesign
0.75 inch Dakotaraptor tooth! Swipe right to see pictures of the serrations ($100 plus shipping), found in the hell creek formation of South Dakota . . . . . . . . . . . . . #dakotaraptor #raptor #dromaeosaur #lawsonfossils #naturalhistory #naturalscience #cretaceous #hellcreek #hellcreekformation #dinosaurs #fossils #fossil #teeth #tooth #forsale #paleo #paleontology #dinosaur #southdakota #geology #geologyrocks #nature #digbones
Field paleontology usually starts with a lot of walking and searching before you find anything worth digging up 🚶🏼‍♀️🚶🏽‍♂️🚶🏻‍♂️⛏️. For every six foot long fish 🐟 skeleton (like the one our 2018 students excavated), you find dozens of isolated small fish bones and teeth on the surface. These individual fossil bones are still important, though! They tell us that there are lots of fossils here, and that we should keep walking and searching for identifiable fossils still in the ground. . . . . . #Paleontology #Fossils #Science #Camp #Education #STEM #Outdoors #Fieldwork #Highschool #Explore #Geology #NaturalHistory
Anyone still working with this bloodline???
The skeleton of a giant ground sloth that used to exist in florida. My sister and neice were goofing around in front of it 😂😋 this is a great place to go on a rainy day.
I think my mother in law @minniemunro is feeling like a kid again too @floridamuseum 😲😃
Feeling like a kid again @floridamuseum with my whole family! How cool are these preserved bug samples! The butterflies tho 😲😃🦋🦗
the huge globe at the lates event w NERC- pretty cool
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