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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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Leaf footed bug favorited by SukanyaDatta Upper Ferntree Gully, Victoria, Australia an hour ago

Leaf footed bug nymph (Coreoidea) very early instar.
Approximately 12mm long.

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Dung-loving bird's nest fungi favorited by SukanyaDatta Fort Worth, Texas, United States an hour ago

This is a very small fungus that resembles a birds nest with eggs inside the cup. The genus us (Cyathus) which are the group of birds nest fungi. The Dung-loving birds nest fungi has brown Peridioles, which are structure that gives rise to and contains the female reproductive cells. The scientific name (stercorarius) means "of dung" in Latin.

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Eastern Blue Groper (male) favorited by SukanyaDatta Terrigal, New South Wales, Australia an hour ago

The eastern blue groper (Achoerodus viridis) is a species of wrasse native to southeastern Australia. It's a beautiful species, but despite the name, isn't a true groper. The fellow in this spotting is a well-recognised local at this location. He's a large male. PS: Full credit goes to Olivia Schoots for this spotting and photo. Cheers, Livv.

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Asian Ant Mantis, Nymph favorited by Neil Ross Thành phố Sa Đéc, Đồng Tháp, Viet Nam an hour ago

Asian Ant Mantis, Grass Mantis, Nymph Odontomantis planiceps Giglio-Tos, 1913 Hymenopodidae Body length 05mm Sa-đéc Vietnam, 2022.01.22 samsung SM-N9208

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Asian Ant Mantis, Nymph commented on by Neil Ross Thành phố Sa Đéc, Đồng Tháp, Viet Nam an hour ago

Amazing spotting. Thanks for sharing :)

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Trapdoor spider favorited by Neil Ross Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador an hour ago

The Trapdoor Spider is a common name for any of several large, hairy, harmless tropical spiders that nest underground. This is a spider that constructs its burrow with a cork-like trapdoor made of soil, vegetation and silk. They can be around 2.5 centimetres long on average, however, they can reach a length of 4 centimetres. Trapdoor spiders have 8 eyes, a pair in the middle and 3 on each side.

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