Posted February 28, 2017 by Ron Callari

The goal is 12,000 species. The ’Photo Ark’ navigator and animal photographer is Joel Sartore. The mission is to document every captive animal species in the world using studio lighting and black-and-white backgrounds. So far, he’s traveled to 40 countries and has accomplished more than half of his target.

Posted September 30, 2016 by Creature Features

Nature trumps humanity once again as the oft-mocked shaggy hairdo sported by Republican presidential candidate Donald J Trump looks amusingly similar to a poisonous yellow-furred caterpillar.

Posted September 19, 2015 by John P. Barker

Okay... I'm not going to apologize for what you are about to see.  It is silly, crazy, and super funny.  And, c'mon!  Even monsters need to blow off some steam sometime!

Posted May 6, 2014 by Laurie Kay Olson

Who knew Mothra had a real-life cousin? Beautiful as this moth is I would be terrified to touch it!

Posted July 11, 2013 by Ron Callari

There are approximately one million
different species of insects in the world, but a year ago, a new
variety of moth had its coming-out party to the amazement of scientists
and Internet surfers alike. It was an adorable furry-limbed, white-winged subject found in Venezuela's rain forest which curiously resembled a finely coiffed poodle, hence the name.

Posted March 11, 2013 by Harry Zirlin

Despite New Jersey's reputation as an Industrial wasteland, some of the best butterflying in the USA lies within its boundaries for those who know when and where to look.

Posted October 2, 2012 by Harry Zirlin

Moths are the new butterflies!  More diverse, more exciting and, in many cases, more colorful, the nocturnal branch of the Lepidoptera is finally getting its due.