Earth's most beautiful creatures.
Reblogged from coffeeandtentacles
Baby Flamboyant Cuttlefish (Metasepia pfefferi) in egg, Negros Oriental, Philippines
“Although still inside of its egg, these flamboyant cuttlefish were still able to flash dark purple if something got too close. when they are born they will be ready to hunt and change color on their own...”
photograph/comments by Dan Geary
(via: Project Noah)
Reblogged from pamdemic
The Urididae is a type of moth and it’s cocoon is a bright orange color, that sometimes looks golden. The cocoon is usually suspended on a long thread below a leaf.
The net structure of the cocoon allows for more airflow over the pupa. This prevent fungus and mold from being able to grow on it.