Nature-inspired Comics?

XKCD - Fireflies: https://xkcd.com/2802/

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another SMBC

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I saw this New Yorker cartoon and, of course, interpreted it in the exact opposite way from the way it was intended.

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The Ocean: Will they take those plastic bits home?

another xkcd and another from Zach Weinersmith

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I do memes about wild bees on https://nonhoneybees.com/ - if you care to visit, you are welcome

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I love these!

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(moved these from the memes topic to the comics topic)

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These are fantastic, thanks for sharing!

(I laughed so hard at your captcha one: “Mark all squares with Lasioglossum”…well, no danger of a bot being able to figure that out any time soon, if the performance of iNat’s computer vision is any indication)

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Pretty sure one was Halictus just to throw off some…

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LOOSE PARTS

This strip has a lot of great nature takeoffs. To whit:

https://www.gocomics.com/looseparts/2023/07/28
https://www.gocomics.com/looseparts/2023/07/12
https://www.gocomics.com/looseparts/2023/06/14
https://www.gocomics.com/looseparts/2023/06/04
https://www.gocomics.com/looseparts/2023/05/21

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Planigales ? Yes, we do

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2023/aug/21/what-even-is-a-planigale-thats-right-its-time-for-marsupial-news

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“carnivorous”?! what do they eat? fruit flies? these things are tiny! TIL that these exist, thanks :-)

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The one in the cartoon ordered tiny bit of burger
and one fry :rofl:

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I only recently discovered this strip: Abstruce Goose.

Super broadband-nerdy, so yeah-- instant fan.

Here’s a recent one with a nod to arachniphobes-and-philiacs:
https://abstrusegoose.com/strips/includes_infrared_ultraviolet_thermal_imaging_xray_telescope_miniLIGO_detector_and_MUCH_MUCH_MORE.png

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Not sure if this was already posted

(received via social media so I don’t know the source)

PS - Not sure its a laughing matter though

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That BIG grin?
We are doomed, I tell you, doomed.

But I will hang onto the memory of the bee I tried to photograph this morning.

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I agree, right now just grin our way into inexistence, the best solution for the rest of the planet :-(

Rosemary Mosco does beautiful and funny work. https://www.audubon.org/magazine/summer-2020/how-make-comic-about-birds

This is my favorite of her Bird and Moon Comics strips: https://rosemarymosco.com/comics/bird-and-moon/wayward-birds-explained

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