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When Peter rabbit turned “real”

When Peter rabbit turned “real”

peter rabbitOK, so she is not my only hero, but I do admit that I’m a fan of Beatrix Potter. There, I said it. I know you’re supposed to pick someone from more popular culture maybe, but I’m revealing a truth here and hey why not.

So, you know who I’m talking about, right? The one and the only creator of Peter Rabbit. Beatrix could definitely be filed under many categories, don’t think she just created one…

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Two-Headed Whale Washes Up On Baja, California Beach! (Disturbing Video & Images) | Environment

Two-Headed Whale Washes Up On Baja, California Beach! (Disturbing Video & Images) | Environment

Source Before It’s News It might be the first documented case of conjoined twin gray whales. (Conjoined twins have occurred in other species, such as fin, sei and minke whales. A database search at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County did not reveal published instances of conjoined gray whale twins, or what might also be referred to as Siamese gray whale twins.)

via Fuku Mutation?…

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Two-Headed Dolphin Is Super Rare

Two-Headed Dolphin Is Super Rare

Bu73pKNIgAEgPLVSource - National Geographic A dead two-headed dolphin that washed ashore in Turkey earlier this week

The unusual marine mammal, discovered by a tourist in the city of Izmir (map), is only the fifth known case of conjoined twins in the dolphin family—and only the third that is known to have lived beyond the fetal stage, according to a 2008 study in the Journal of Wildlife Diseases. (Also see…

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Firewood Banksia_book preview

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banksiaAs a simple format, the Firewood banksia book lacks nothing. I’m reminded of children’s picture books when reading the pages which are sparse of text, simply allowing the progression to mainly unfold via the images. The progression of the story is captured by a visual timeline of a banksia – Banksia menziesiilifecycle. The author and illustrator Philippa Nikulinsky specialises in botanical…

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vilmathien:

Another kickstarter to pledge to!

This one is called FIRE & BONE. They’re making miniature copies of animal skulls and casting them in white and yellow bronze(and 14K gold!) 

Prices aren’t too bad either!

Go check it out!

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/fireandbone/fire-and-bone-tiny-digitally-captured-metal-animal

dig this planter box

dig this planter box

Ernst Haeckel set to explore
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Ernst Haeckel set to explore

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Bladerunner, the humpback whale with propellor chops

A humpback whale’s tail with unnatural slices in the tail

Migaloo, possibly the world’s only white humpback whale