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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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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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Nature in Yellow

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

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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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Pipevine Swallowtail favorited by Fort Worth, Texas, United States 17 minutes ago

It is a medium sized swallowtail butterfly in the genus, (Battus). The genus Battus are found in North America to South America. This species is found in the eastern and central and western United states and the sub-species in California, also known scientifically known as, (Battus philenor hirsuta) which is also an endangered species due to urbanization. The butterfly has black wings and blue metallic scales on the underside of the hindwings decorated in bright orange and white spots.

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Snouted Tiger Moth spotted by Bosabehari Gaon, Assam, India 19 minutes ago

Almost 5cm.wingspan.

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Struggler daisy spotted by Bosabehari Gaon, Assam, India 26 minutes ago

Perennial herbs with week stems, slightly creeping behavior. Opposite leaves ovate, 2-6cm.long and 1-3cm.wide having 6-10mm.stalks,both sides are rough. Flowers occur terminally on branches, 2-5cm.long stalks, having disc and ray florets. In this plant, I saw 6-11 seeds at a flower head which are oval shaped diameter.

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Leaf beetle favorited by Francis Floe Kotna, Gujarat, India 40 minutes ago

Smaragdina is a genus of short-horned leaf beetles belonging to the family Chrysomelidae, subfamily Clytrinae.

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Spotting suggestion by Rithmini Dinhara Athina, Greece an hour ago

Common name: Old World Swallowtail
Scientific name: Papilio machaon
Wikipedia: Papilio machaon - Wikipedia

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Spotting favorited by Rithmini Dinhara Athina, Greece an hour ago

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