Nature-inspired Comics?

It looks like nobody’s mentioned Mark Doesn’t Understand Animals yet, which is not so much based on knowledge of real-life animals, but contains many relatable sentiments for amateur naturalists!

Sadly the original site with high resolution panels is no more, but there are lo-res versions archived on tumblr. They’re in reverse order, so this is the start.

https://markdua.tumblr.com/page/10

After all, who hasn’t experienced this when out iNatting?

Edit: also, I just realised, MDUA predicted Gerald back in 2012!

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https://www.birdandmoon.com/comic/couples-costume-ideas/

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https://www.birdandmoon.com/comic/naturalist-hike/
I thought this was very fitting for iNaturalist - can definitely see myself in this.

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Yup! Retweeted it today via iNat’s account!

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LOL. I sent it to my friends right away who are botanists. I am sure my partner doesn’t want to go on hikes with us any longer because we stop every 2 minutes to look at something…

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another SMBC

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Magpies

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2022/feb/25/magpies-courageous-heroes-or-little-feathery-bastards

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I have little different suggestion since it’s a weekly episodic comic, not a “one shot”: the main character is in a role-playing game, but is focused on observing the in-game plants.

https://www.webtoons.com/en/action/the-strongest-florist/list?title_no=2507&page=1

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Taxa involved: Araneae

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Comic 1

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That’s epic.

BTW whoever invented that poem is wrong, violets aren’t blue, they are violet…
;)

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comic 5

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A friend shared this with me today.

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This was on my refrigerator for years and years!
Panthera leo bleyenberghi

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Haha, my friend sent me this, too.

Bull Shark Carcharhinus leucas

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