This tiny frog is also known as the strawberry poison arrow frog. The adults are between 2 and 2.5 cm long (3/4-1 inch). The males are very territorial and patrol it defending it from other mating or calling males, non-breeding males, and of course females, are allowed in.
And in our other OTP, one half shot the other with a tranquilizer dart. True love is inflicting pain upon your other half while usurping the evil monarch of the moon. <<-- and we wonder why they think our fandom is crazy.
Tessen were folding fans with outer spokes made of heavy plates of iron which were designed to look like normal, harmless folding fans or solid clubs shaped to look like a closed fan. Samurai could take these to places where swords or other overt weapons were not allowed, and some swordsmanship schools included training in the use of the tessen as a weapon. The tessen was also used for fending off arrows and darts, as a throwing weapon, and as an aid in swimming.
The Golden-headed Manakin, Pipra Erythrocephala, is a small Passerine bird which breeds in tropical South America. It is found from Panama, Colombia and Trinidad south and east to the Guianas and Brazil & Northern Peru. Male Golden-headed Manakins give a fascinating courtship display at a communal lek. Each male occupies a horizontal perch 20–40 ft (6–12 m) high & rapidly jumps, slides, or darts to other perches. The display is accompanied by the whirring of the wings & a buzzing zit-zit…