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amberortolano:

Alek Wek photographed by Jean-Baptiste Mondino for Vogue Paris, December/January 1997/98

amnhnyc:

This spider was trapped in tree resin about 20 million years ago. Over time, the resin fossilized to amber, preserving the animal inside. Specimens like this are helpful given that spiders don’t fossilize well in sediment. They offer researchers good information about the group’s more recent history. The oldest known amber specimen is from around 130 million years ago. This specimen was collected in the Dominican Republic. 
Learn more in our exhibition, Spiders Alive! open now. 

amnhnyc:

This spider was trapped in tree resin about 20 million years ago. Over time, the resin fossilized to amber, preserving the animal inside. Specimens like this are helpful given that spiders don’t fossilize well in sediment. They offer researchers good information about the group’s more recent history. The oldest known amber specimen is from around 130 million years ago. This specimen was collected in the Dominican Republic. 

Learn more in our exhibition, Spiders Alive! open now. 

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Meet Biddy, The Travelling Hedgehog

Those of us who want to travel but do not have the time or the money finally have a solution – we can travel in spirit together with Biddy the hedgehog, a little guy on Instagram whose travel photos are becoming insanely popular.

Toni DeWeese and Tom Unterseher, Biddy’s two loving owners in Oregon, take him on adventures almost every week throughout the Pacific Northwest. He visits mountains, forests, waterfalls, and the occasional donut shop.

[instagram] [h/t: catsbeaversandducks]

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toastoat:

what a powerful cat

toastoat:

what a powerful cat

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melodyg14:

“High Cat” by Eugenia Loli | via Tumblr on We Heart It - http://weheartit.com/entry/112581138

melodyg14:

“High Cat” by Eugenia Loli | via Tumblr on We Heart It - http://weheartit.com/entry/112581138