Snow Flake on Mohair © Ben Anderman Snow flakes like this only appear when the temperature is about -5ºC; too warm and they'll be big, but not symmetrical, and will melt quickly; too cold and they'll be symmetrical, but really small and not very interesting. This is taken on a mohair scarf, with natural light, at f9.5, and 1 second.
Comet moth or Madagascan Moon Moth, is named after its long red 'tails'. There are a number of moon moths with tails varying in length from mere stubs to long streamers. Native to the rain forests of Madagascar. The male has a wingspan of almost 8 inches!