simple summer heirloom tomato salad with olive oil, kosher salt and purple fresh basil. you can cut the tomatoes into chunks or slice thin for carpaccio. how beautiful is the purple basil against the reds, yellows and greens of the tomatoes? so willow.
scientists thought butterflies were deaf until 1912 when the first butterfly ears were identified. the latest discovery was made with the blue morpho butterfly (morpho peleides) which dazzles with its bright-blue wings when it flits about in its native central and south america. the new study suggests the blue morpho can actually hear and distinguish between different pitches.