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finally we can get back to the way things were 🥰 @fingerbIaster j̴̢͘҉i̸̢͞z̛̛̀҉͞z̡͞w̶̵̢͜͞i̡͘t̸͝͝c̸͝h̀͏ Videos and pictures

finally we can get back to the way things were 🥰

Apparently eating cicadas is novel to many people, so here's another recipe from a Yunnan restaurant in China during my last visit: deep fried with salt & Sichuan peppercorns, so damn good.

To all the haters, go back to eating your bland-ass food kthxbai~ @ymilesz Miles Zhang 张远濛 Videos and pictures

Apparently eating cicadas is novel to many people, so here's another recipe from a Yunnan restaurant in China during my last visit: deep fried with salt & Sichuan peppercorns, so damn good. To all the haters, go back to eating your bland-ass food kthxbai~

4 elongate dark beetles - textured, bronzy, little (<10mm), frass-like... all easily overlooked but beautiful up close: @ThomasShahan Thomas Shahan Videos and pictures

4 elongate dark beetles - textured, bronzy, little (<10mm), frass-like... all easily overlooked but beautiful up close:

#FossilFriday ! Sunfishes (Molidae) are the biggest ray-finned fishes and have unique morphological features, such as laterally compressed body or reduced caudal fins. How did they become like this? The fossil record is scarce, but here is Austromola, from the Miocene of Austria @ElephaBacteria OnElephants&Bacteria Videos and pictures

#FossilFriday ! Sunfishes (Molidae) are the biggest ray-finned fishes and have unique morphological features, such as laterally compressed body or reduced caudal fins. How did they become like this? The fossil record is scarce, but here is Austromola, from the Miocene of Austria

Carenum sumptuosum, an incredible carabid beetle endemic to greater Darwin. @nvolpewild Nick Volpe Videos and pictures

Carenum sumptuosum, an incredible carabid beetle endemic to greater Darwin.

Celebrating our 10y anniversary today. 

Let's face it: it's still far from the longevity of their relationship.❤️ @ChouvencL Thomas Chouvenc / Termite lab Videos and pictures

Celebrating our 10y anniversary today. Let's face it: it's still far from the longevity of their relationship.❤️

Aedes aegypti yellow fever mosquitoes.

Female:                         Male: @Myrmecos Dr. Alex Wild Videos and pictures

Aedes aegypti yellow fever mosquitoes. Female: Male:

Does anyone know whether on not Strumigenys epinotalis nests in Spanish moss? I know they nest in other Tillandsias, but I’m wondering if it’s one of them? I found these cool places that may be good, if so, in Lexington & St. Matthews, SC.

@antmuseum @joemacgown @DrStrangeAnt @Ferox_Formicae Cloud Dandridge Videos and pictures

Does anyone know whether on not Strumigenys epinotalis nests in Spanish moss? I know they nest in other Tillandsias, but I’m wondering if it’s one of them? I found these cool places that may be good, if so, in Lexington & St. Matthews, SC. @antmuseum @joemacgown @DrStrangeAnt

@EvilMopacATX @El_Chupacabra2 Scott Wood Videos and pictures

@EvilMopacATX

I know you’ve heard about the turducken 🦃 🐓 🦆 

My father-in-law from New Orleans introduces me to the crawfish-stuffed 🦞 chicken 🐓 oh yeah 🤤 #cajun #cajunfood @Chemistophe Christophe Duplais Videos and pictures

I know you’ve heard about the turducken 🦃 🐓 🦆 My father-in-law from New Orleans introduces me to the crawfish-stuffed 🦞 chicken 🐓 oh yeah 🤤 #cajun #cajunfood

@spiderdayNight Polymita picta, the Cuban land snail! Lots of shell polymorphisms @Fish_Fetisher Emily Troyer 🐠🐟🐡 Videos and pictures

@spiderdayNight Polymita picta, the Cuban land snail! Lots of shell polymorphisms

She’s what? A Ph.D CANDIDATE!!!!! 

Endless thanks to my advisor @CorrieMoreau and my committee members @IDsignals and @BabonisLeslie, and to everyone else who helped me get here! @meganbarkdull_ Megan Barkdull Videos and pictures

She’s what? A Ph.D CANDIDATE!!!!! Endless thanks to my advisor @CorrieMoreau and my committee members @IDsignals and @BabonisLeslie, and to everyone else who helped me get here!

Pair of mating Cicindela sexguttata tiger beetles on a forest path. 4 shot handheld focus stack here - shot some video of me laying on the ground photographing these beetles too - hope to put together a video about focus stacking in the field at some point! @ThomasShahan Thomas Shahan Videos and pictures

Pair of mating Cicindela sexguttata tiger beetles on a forest path. 4 shot handheld focus stack here - shot some video of me laying on the ground photographing these beetles too - hope to put together a video about focus stacking in the field at some point!

The awesome St Mark's fly (Bibio Marci), showing off its pollinator super powers 🥳 You can also see the divide in those massive eyes. They have 2 hemispheres: top to spot mates; bottom to keep track of their location. I love 'em. @OlympusUK @BBCSpringwatch #BBCWildlifePOTD @BeardyMart71 Marty Videos and pictures

The awesome St Mark's fly (Bibio Marci), showing off its pollinator super powers 🥳 You can also see the divide in those massive eyes. They have 2 hemispheres: top to spot mates; bottom to keep track of their location. I love 'em. @OlympusUK @BBCSpringwatch #BBCWildlifePOTD

This will forever be my favourite lizard - Bachia. Sunken, scaled-over eyes, vestigial limbs and a benign grin.

Found in Peru by @Atretochoana while digging for caecilians. @DrRossPiper Ross Piper Videos and pictures

This will forever be my favourite lizard - Bachia. Sunken, scaled-over eyes, vestigial limbs and a benign grin. Found in Peru by @Atretochoana while digging for caecilians.

These baby alydid bugs are like 90% head. (Texas). @Myrmecos Dr. Alex Wild Videos and pictures

These baby alydid bugs are like 90% head. (Texas).