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Birds of the World

There are over 10,000 living species of birds on the planet. They can be found in ecosystems across ...

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Butterflies & Moths of the World

Butterflies and Moths are insects of the order Lepidoptera. Their brilliant colors have inspired ...

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WILD Cities: Urban Biodiversity

Millions of city-dwellers walk their local streets every day, but many overlook the multitude of ...

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Mission WILD

The WILD Foundation works to protect & interconnect at least half of the planet’s land & water to ...

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Moths of the World

Moths? Yes: a world of sphinxes, hawks, owls, tigers, and scary eyes, all waiting for you outside ...

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Flowers of North America

We want you to help us build a photo collection of flowers from around the world. Show us what ...

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Mushroom Mapping

Mushroom ecology is a pivotal orientation point for exploring urban systems. Help us gather ...

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International Spider Survey

Spiders are air-breathing arthropods that have eight legs. The International Society of Arachnology ...

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Biodiversidad en España/Spain

Habitat: Indicar el sitio donde se encontró (campo, montaña, lago, mar, río...) Habitat: Enter the ...

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The Color Red

The color red is a bold color that represents passion. We would like to create a collection of ...

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Global Flight

To create a magnificent collection of images of your favourite fliers. Not just birds, but bats, ...

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Global Dragonflies & Damselflies

Dragonflies and damselflies are agile insects of the order Odonata. With a worldwide distribution ...

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Nature in Yellow

It would be so interesting to see all the yellow flowers, fruits, insects, animals of the world.

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Flowers of Europe

We want you to help us build a photo collection of flowers from around the world. Show us what ...

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Captive Animals

While we are all so focused on animals in nature, we ignore the fact theres wildlife in our own ...

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Eastern Pygmy Blue favorited by Võ Anh Tuấn Lat: 30.02 Lon: -83.81 7 minutes ago

Second smallest butterfly in the world and second smallest in North America, smaller only to Western Pygmy Blue. Brown below with narrow white stripes with four bold marginal spots on the hindwing. Above mostly brown. The wingspan is about 3/4" to 7/8" or 2 to 2.2 cm in length.

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Plain Tiger favorited by Võ Anh Tuấn Kirimetiya, Central Province, Sri Lanka 7 minutes ago

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Trentepohlia algae favorited by Võ Anh Tuấn Putten, Gelderland, Netherlands 7 minutes ago

Trentepohlia is a genus of filamentous chlorophyte green algae but Trentepohlia species have a strong orange colour caused by the presence of large quantities of carotenoid pigments which mask the green of the chlorophyll. There are a number of similar species and we treat them as a species aggregate due to difficulty of identification.

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Orange peel fungus favorited by Võ Anh Tuấn Putten, Gelderland, Netherlands 8 minutes ago

These striking fungi vary in colour from pale orange through to a very deep orange-red inside the cup, while the outer surface is paler and covered in a very fine whitish down. The cups are initially round but soon develop wavy margins and have a tendency to split. They are shiny on the inside surface and downy on the outside. The cup is typically 1 to 4 cm tall and is attached to the soil by mycelial threads and without a visible stipe. The pale outer surface of the cup is infertile and the spores are produced on the shiny inner surface of the cup.

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Red slug favorited by Võ Anh Tuấn Putten, Gelderland, Netherlands 8 minutes ago

Colour can be extremely variable, even within individual populations. Most commonly it is grey or orange, but extreme morphs of black and almost white are rarely recorded. The foot fringe is virtually always bright orange and is strongly lineolated. The sole is paler than the body sides, often with a distinctive orange tinge, particularly towards the head. Lines extending from the fringe can commonly be observed on the sole and can sometimes stretch almost to its center. Tentacles and head are almost always darker than the rest of the slug. Mucus is thick, sticky and colourless. Tubercles are large, but can often appear flattened. Juveniles can be strongly banded and are often brighter in colour.

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Philippines tea tree spotted by Võ Anh Tuấn Thành phố Sa Đéc, Đồng Tháp, Viet Nam 18 minutes ago

Fukien tea tree, Philippines tea tree Té de Filipinas, Té de Fukien, Arbusto escorpión Carmona microphylla, Ehretia microphylla (Lam.) G.Don Boraginaceae Sa-đéc Việt Nam, 2021.10.17. samsung SM-N9208

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