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Otters Chasing A Butterfly


Science: Life cycle of a Butterfly For a lesson plan, the teacher can read a book about life cycles of different insects. The life cycle of a butterfly is easy to interpret by students and it's science. Details about the process can be included. Spotlight on Science pg. 7

from My Modern Met

Once-In-A-Lifetime Photo Captures a Caiman Wearing a Crown of Butterflies in the Amazon

As photographer Mark Cowan traveled down the Amazon, studying reptile and amphibian diversity with the Herpetology Division at the University of Michigan, he captured a phenomenal photo that is as visually stunning as it is educational. The image showcases a lounging caiman with a vibrant crown of butterflies. Biologically, the winged creatures need salt to survive, and the water that collects on the caiman's skin is a key provider of those minerals. Many other animals must rely on similar…

from Washington Post

This rare butterfly is half male, half female

This rare butterfly is half male, half female. The unique specimen born at a butterfly exhibit in Philadelphia has a condition called gynandromorphism.


Beautiful wolf wondering about a butterfly. Latin word for “wolf,” since many patients have a red face-rash in a shape similar to the facial markings of a wolf. Its cause remains unknown. #Lupusawareness