Tiger beetles run so fast that they temporarily blind themselves. When moving at up to 120 body lengths per second, their environment becomes a blur as their eyes can't gather enough light to form an image.
i was updating my website and compiling photos of all my favorite embroidery projects so here. look at them. i have like 4 wips that have been in my desk drawer for months but let's not talk about those
a really cute Canthon dung beetle I found on the delmarva peninsula awhile back
This is the type of dung beetle found in north america that makes little balls of dung and rolls them around, and while I’ve never been lucky enough to witness that in action the beetles themselves are still pretty excellent