You have to be careful if you encounter the caterpillar of the moth Rhuda decepta in the rainforests of Eastern Ecuador:
“If disturbed larvae will forcefully eject/vomit copious amounts of an acidic substance (pH 3)…”
(via: Encyclopedia of Life)
photos: Simbaña, Wilmer & Salgaje, Luis, via Plant-Caterpillar-Parasitoid Interactions
Axanthic Black Pastel compared to a regular Black Pastel.
Blunt headed tree snakes, a genus of colubrid snakes found in Mexico, Central America, and the northern part of South America.
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this dog sucks
I had to reseal a leaky spot in her enclosure, so she is having fun playing desksnake/lapsnake for a couple days.
The element of surprise gives this rhinoceros viper (Bitis nasicornis) in Cameroon an edge over prey. Quick-kill venom finishes the job. Vipers provide valuable toxins, including those used in drugs for hypertension and heart disease and to control bleeding during surgery.
Photograph by Mattias Klum