Tag: insects

Creatures Get Bejeweled into Crystal Critters by Tyler Thrashe

Creatures Get Bejeweled into Crystal Critters by Tyler Thrashe Forget taxidermy—encrusting animal remains with crystals is the new best way to send your pets onto their next lives. Caver and wilderness man Tyler Thrasher began collecting cicadas and animal bones from long hikes and…

A Photographer Captures a Surrealistic Frog Rodeo on a Beetle

 A Photographer Captures a Surrealistic Frog Rodeo on a Beetle More info: 500px | Facebook | Twitter Hendy Mp, a talented wildlife photographer based in Indonesia, has captured what is probably one of the weirdest spectacles we’ve ever seen – a tree frog going…

Carlos Amorales Covers Entire Rooms with Thousands of Black Paper Moths

Carlos Amorales Covers Entire Rooms with Thousands of Black Paper Moths Black Cloud is an installation by Mexican artist Carlos Amorales involving tens of thousands of black paper months affixed to the walls of large interior spaces. The piece was first installed at  Yvon…

Beauty of Traumas and Phobias by Ines Kozic

Beauty of Traumas and Phobias by Ines Kozic Overcoming the past, facing the future : two stages in a life that require strength and sometimes the help of art. For Inès Kozic, a 22 years old artist from France and student at the Fine Arts…

Artists Enlist Caddisfly Larvae to “Build” Aquatic Cocoons from Gold Gemstones and Pearls

Artists Enlist Caddisfly Larvae to “Build”Jewelry From Gold, Gemstones Humans aren’t the only animals with yen for self-decoration. Caddisfly larvae protect themselves by constructing elaborate armors from gravel, sand, twigs, and other debris, which they “glue” together using excreted silk. The tiny moth-like insects…