For anyone who has had colorful interactions with new users when moving an unknown into a broad category:
Yeah, but… that 18th century judge is a duck!
I am going to be seeing that evil goose in my dreams tonight. (Not the one in the periwig, the one doing the imitation of Jack Nicholson in The Shining.)
2 posts were merged into an existing topic: Nature-inspired Comics?
Want to add to the laughs – here are some I collected
(this happened to a friend, and I guess this is a regular cat thing)
How I see DQA:
How most people see DQA:
Seriously, there are other ways to mark observations as casual. If I want to see observations marked captive, I want captive organisms, not random humans or fossils found in the wild or whatever! (And that’s not even getting into the debate about whether museum specimens are “captive.”
OMG MURPHY At the nature center I volunteer at, the resident eagle Kili (yes, after the dwarf in the Hobbit) will stand on the ground and scream whenever anything in his enclosure or outside changes.
In old Russian books, the hedgehogs are always carrying apples or mushrooms in their spikes too!
You are going to love this then.
Sometimes our favorite organisms pop up in unexpected places!
(P.S: Relevant project ;) )
Also here are some nice moth memes I found on the web since the moth memes thread got closed
( Never heard of Rosy Maple Moths being called glossy moths before)
Wonder if anyone can figure out what species this ( presumably noctuid) moth is
although one is some sort of silkmoth and the other is a fritillary butterfly
This meme resonated quite well with me since yellow underwings are probably the most demented and indestructible moths that visit my blacklight.
Ah yes, the Mealy Gummygrub weevil ( Sweetonix Sourness),
currently endangered by overhunting and habitat loss ( they live in confectionary factories, some shops and pantries.