Tapestry Wings, Moth by Pete Hillman. Antique colours, tapestry wings.

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Leopards are Soft and Furry

Soft white fur and black spots, at least that's what I thought at first glance... but look closely at the spots - they're a glittering metallic blue! They remind me of polished paua shell (abalone). This leopard however hails from the UK, not from New Zealand. Meet the Leopard Moth (Zeuzera pyrina) photographed by Pete Hillman. The... Continue Reading →

Five Eyes: Zoomology

Tom and Emma work as Freelance Ecologists spending the southern hemisphere's summer in New Zealand (Emma's home country) and the northern hemisphere's summer in England (Tom's home country). Their blog is choc-full of wonderful wildlife photography and very interesting and informative articles. Its a great opportunity for me to present some New Zealand wildlife so... Continue Reading →

Perfect Match

Perfect matches in nature. These are mostly photos that have caught my eye because of colour matching but this first photo is about shape and pattern. This moth with its natural camo colours could be a mascot for the Air Force! Big thank you to the photographers who have kindly allowed me to use their... Continue Reading →

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