Wants To Be A Shapeshifter
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tinysaurus-rex:
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“Ah yes, feeding the pigeons.
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I would like to point out that this lad is one stunning silver sebright cock! Sebrights are a unique breed in that they have “hen feather” which results in them not...
tinysaurus-rex

Ah yes, feeding the pigeons.

tinysaurus-rex

I would like to point out that this lad is one stunning silver sebright cock! Sebrights are a unique breed in that they have “hen feather” which results in them not having the shiny mane, tail, and saddle feathers usually associated with roosters. This was done to exaggerate their laces since typical rooster feathering would hide the delicate pattern.

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Here’s the typical look (wyandotte) of roosters with the silver lace color vs a sebright rooster with hen feather. Genetics are pretty cool!

Source: quock-ko i appreciate birds so much more now
surroundedbyselcouth
earthstory:
“ Giant’s Causeway – When Nature Became A Mathematician
When nature became a mathematician, Ireland’s coast produced the uncanny sight of a symmetry in stone.
Nature’s symmetry is something we take for granted in flower, insects and the...
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Giant’s Causeway – When Nature Became A Mathematician

When nature became a mathematician, Ireland’s coast produced the uncanny sight of a symmetry in stone.

Nature’s symmetry is something we take for granted in flower, insects and the like. In geology, however, it is rarer and its occurrence is something to marvel at. In the Giant’s Causeway, Nature has spectacularly revealed her mathematical genius, producing tens of thousands of multisided columns of rock packed together like a giant-sized handful of hexagonal pencils.

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Source: facebook.com geology the sciences
bogleech

an-evolved-dinosaur asked:

A lot of those maternal insects either have a body that can just carry the young (like the scorpoin or spider) or a safe place to put their young (earwigs burrow right?). But the centipede seems like it wouldn't really be able to do anything protecting all their young. Is it like an octopus where the mother dies protecting the babies because she doesn't go out to hunt or what?

bogleech answered:

The larger carnivorous arthropods, like scorpions, tarantulas and centipedes, are all pretty good at fasting for long periods of time! Some can go many weeks or months between meals, so she’s fine just staying with her babies until they can fend for themselves.

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In addition to protecting them from predators, a mother centipede constantly licks and grooms her eggs until they hatch. Eggs separated from the mother have a very high rate of lethal fungal infection, so her saliva must contain some sort of antifungal compound!

biology arthropods centipede