Photos of the Surma and Mursi tribes in the L"Oma Valley of Africa. German born photographet Hans Silvester has captured in his book "Natural Fashion: Tribal Decoration From Africa" -- one of the most beautiful celebrations of flowers, spring and rebirth.
Caddisfly larvae build protective cases using materials found in their environment. Artist Hubert Duprat supplied them with gold leaf and precious stones. This is what they created. Don't know whether to pin this in Animals, or Art!
Frozen Frogs In Alaska - During the cold winters, the Alaskan Wood Frog becomes a frog-shaped block of ice. It stops breathing, and its heart stops beating. When Spring arrives the frog thaws and returns to normal going along its merry way.
Meet Simba, a German mountain dog who belongs to a giant breed called "Leonberger". These magnificent creatures can weigh 170 pounds, but are incredibly disciplined, loyal, and gentle. I WOULD THINK WAY MORE THAN 170 POUNDS!