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Spike-headed Katydid by ralf.darius: Crowned like a king, the spike headed katydid is one of the 100,000 insect species iin the Yasyuni National Park, Ecuador, which arguably holds the world record for the widest array of plant and animal groups, from amphibians to trees to insects and was designated a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve in 1989.  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/01/100119133510.htm\#Katydid #Biodiversity #Yasuni_National_Park #Ecuador

Spike-headed Katydid by ralf.darius: Crowned like a king, the spike headed katydid is one of the 100,000 insect species iin the Yasyuni National Park, Ecuador, which arguably holds the world record for the widest array of plant and animal groups, from amphibians to trees to insects and was designated a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve in 1989. http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/01/100119133510.htm\#Katydid #Biodiversity #Yasuni_National_Park #Ecuador

Peanut Head Moth by ali.schmidt, via Flickr: The 'machachas' of Costa Rica is imposing, but harmless. The 'peanut' is a hollow, false head and the eyes are located directly behind it. Thanks to @Yves Paul Scherer Sciarra! #Machachas #ali_schmidt #Peanut_Head_Moth #Fulgora_laternaria

Peanut Head Moth by ali.schmidt, via Flickr: The 'machachas' of Costa Rica is imposing, but harmless. The 'peanut' is a hollow, false head and the eyes are located directly behind it. Thanks to @Yves Paul Scherer Sciarra! #Machachas #ali_schmidt #Peanut_Head_Moth #Fulgora_laternaria

Achrioptera fallax by Tommaso Renzi: A stick insect found in Madagascar. Males have reduced wings (as in the photo) and are incapable of flight. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Achrioptera_fallax #Insects #Stick_Insect

Achrioptera fallax by Tommaso Renzi: A stick insect found in Madagascar. Males have reduced wings (as in the photo) and are incapable of flight. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Achrioptera_fallax #Insects #Stick_Insect

Beautiful Sleeping Flamingo ♥ by shine-mnb: No one knows for sure why flamingoes stand on one leg. Theories include conservation of body heat and promoting ciriculation. http://www.wisegeek.org/why-do-flamingos-stand-on-one-leg.htm  #Photography #Flamingo

Beautiful Sleeping Flamingo ♥ by shine-mnb: No one knows for sure why flamingoes stand on one leg. Theories include conservation of body heat and promoting ciriculation. http://www.wisegeek.org/why-do-flamingos-stand-on-one-leg.htm #Photography #Flamingo

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