STATE OF PERCEPTION
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skifixi:

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atelierentomologica:

Goliath beetle, Natural History Museum, London.X-rays reveal a shotgun pellet still inside the beetle, lodged by a 19th Century insect collector who shot the giant insect, which was flying high in the tree canopy. The pellet can be seen as a white dot at the base of the beetle’s left foreleg.
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astronomy-to-zoology:

Zacotus matthewsii
…a beautiful species of Broscine ground beetle (Carabidae, Broscinae) which occurs from extreme southwest coastal Alaska to southwest Montana and southern California. Where it solely inhabits coniferous forests. 
Classification
Animalia-Arthropoda-Insecta-Coleoptera-Adephaga-Carabidae-Broscinae-Zacotus-Z. matthewsii
Image: ©Andrew McKorney
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awesometarantulas:

Tarantulas have many interesting facts going for them.
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The metallic chrysalis of an Orange-spotted Tiger Clearwing butterfly(Mechanitis polymnia)
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