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Fringed Campion
Commonly named Fringed Campion, Silene polypetala (Caryophyllaceae) is beautiful woodland flower, very rare, only found in a few spots in Florida and Georgia in the United States, where it is regarded as Endangered species.
Reference: [1]
Photo credit: ©Julie Tew | Locality: Angus Gholson Nature Park, Chattahoochee, Florida, US

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Fringed Campion

Commonly named Fringed Campion, Silene polypetala (Caryophyllaceae) is beautiful woodland flower, very rare, only found in a few spots in Florida and Georgia in the United States, where it is regarded as Endangered species.

Reference: [1]

Photo credit: ©Julie Tew | Locality: Angus Gholson Nature Park, Chattahoochee, Florida, US

deepblueseawhales:

Beluga Whales (by ArcticWatch)

deepblueseawhales:

Beluga Whales (by ArcticWatch)

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our-amazing-world:

Maroon-breasted Crow Amazing World beautiful amazing

our-amazing-world:

Maroon-breasted Crow Amazing World beautiful amazing

sixpenceee:

Did you know that sperm whales sleep vertically? 
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sixpenceee:

Did you know that sperm whales sleep vertically? 

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coolbugs:

A beautiful specimen of Mottled Prominent (Macrurocampa marthesia) hiding out on the side of my garage after yesterday’s rainstorm. You can really see the green coloration we typically see up here in the Northeastern US.

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astronomy-to-zoology:

Golden-backed Snipe Fly (Chrysopilus thoracicus)
…a species of snipe fly (Rhagionidae) that is distributed throughout eastern North America. Adult C. thoracicus typically inhabit Deciduous woodlands and are active during spring, April through May.  Adults are thought to be predatory on other insects, but they may not feed often.
Classification
Animalia-Arthropoda-Insecta-Diptera-Orthorrhapha-Tabanomorpha-Rhagionidae-Chrysopilus-C. thoracicus
Image: ©Mike Burchett

astronomy-to-zoology:

Golden-backed Snipe Fly (Chrysopilus thoracicus)

…a species of snipe fly (Rhagionidae) that is distributed throughout eastern North America. Adult C. thoracicus typically inhabit Deciduous woodlands and are active during spring, April through May.  Adults are thought to be predatory on other insects, but they may not feed often.

Classification

Animalia-Arthropoda-Insecta-Diptera-Orthorrhapha-Tabanomorpha-Rhagionidae-Chrysopilus-C. thoracicus

Image: ©Mike Burchett

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Kimberley Rock Monitor  (Glauert’s Monitor)
This long-necked monitor lizard is commonly known as the Kimberley Rock Monitor, and has the scientific name of Varanus glauerti (Varanidae).
Varanus glauerti is a medium-sized monitor (up to 80 cm in length) which occupies rocky habitats, being both terrestrial or arboreal. Males and pairs often share the same tree, and even the same branch stub, with no evidence of agonistic behavior outside the breeding season. They are active foragers.  
This species is distributed from western Kimberley in Western Australia, to the northwestern tip of the Northern Territory (Australia).
References: [1] - [2]
Photo: ©Henry Cook
Locality: Kimberley, Western Australia

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Kimberley Rock Monitor  (Glauert’s Monitor)

This long-necked monitor lizard is commonly known as the Kimberley Rock Monitor, and has the scientific name of Varanus glauerti (Varanidae).

Varanus glauerti is a medium-sized monitor (up to 80 cm in length) which occupies rocky habitats, being both terrestrial or arboreal. Males and pairs often share the same tree, and even the same branch stub, with no evidence of agonistic behavior outside the breeding season. They are active foragers.  

This species is distributed from western Kimberley in Western Australia, to the northwestern tip of the Northern Territory (Australia).

References: [1] - [2]

Photo: ©Henry Cook

Locality: Kimberley, Western Australia

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