An inordinate fondness for stars and beetles

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This does go for all animals, but since dog behaviour is my comfort zone and since most of these posts I see are of dogs being stressed or mishandled I’m going to focus on dogs. Anyone else who is more knowledgable on other animals expression of stress and behaviour are super…

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Tattoos of beetles

Three tattoo designs, pretty realistic and well made, illustrating three beautiful species of beetles.

Photo (and design) credit: ©tomek.litwin | [Top] - [Middle] - [Bottom] 

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Theo Jansen  Strandbeest

Side note: These don’t have motors. They’re completely momentum/wind-powered and literally just wander around beaches unsupervised like giant abstract monsters.

these are both amazing and COMPLETELY TERRIFYING

i love theo jansen’s sculptures aaaa

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Borgund Stave Church

Located in Borgund, Norway
Built between 
1180 and 1250 AD

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print blocks for nature prints of seed heads - angie lewin


print blocks for nature prints of seed heads - angie lewin

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