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That's really pretty. The prints are kinda pricey, but very reasonable considering the work involved. IMHO
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Largest jellyfish, The lion's mane

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Only a handful of times each year Utah's deserts become blanketed in white. The combination between snow & sand is incredible. Castle Valley near Moab, UT

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i'm sure the conspiro-heads will take that as evidence of life on mars ... they're convinced there are whole forests there
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i'm sure the conspiro-heads will take that as evidence of life on mars ... they're convinced there are whole forests there

I know what that stuff is, I rad Dragon Riders of Pern. :worriedfrown:
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welcome to Kansas?

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Stuff of nightmares.
And Proteus brought the upright beast into the garden and chained him to a tree and the children did make sport of him.
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Once again, it seems Herodotus got it right. Still no word on whether griffins existed, though.
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‘Robo-mermaid’ able to reach depths too dangerous for human divers retrieves vase from wreck of Louis XIV’s flagship
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robo-mermaid

so... it seduces men and then kills them?
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... with digital efficiency ...
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‘Robo-mermaid’ able to reach depths too dangerous for human divers retrieves vase from wreck of Louis XIV’s flagship
https://www.theguardian.com/technology/ ... -louis-xiv

surly their were more efficient designs available rather than creating a fake neck & skull with eye sockets. making it humanoid wasn't necessary.
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‘Robo-mermaid’ able to reach depths too dangerous for human divers retrieves vase from wreck of Louis XIV’s flagship
https://www.theguardian.com/technology/ ... -louis-xiv

surly their were more efficient designs available rather than creating a fake neck & skull with eye sockets. making it humanoid wasn't necessary.

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A Goliath Birdeater, the world’s largest spider.

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nuke them from orbit, and then bring in the death star, just to make sure
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just another reason to be glad about being born canadian
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That is one reason why I live in a place where the air hurts my face.
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Those spiders are harmless to people. Not so much, the brown recluses and black widows which live in Canada and the US.
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Oh, I bet their bite would hurt an awful lot and cause some localized necrosis at least.
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Dofleinia armata, the armed anemone. Also called the striped anemone. It is considered extremely dangerous as it can inflict painful stings that take months to heal.

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This nightmarish creature is the snaggle-toothed snake eel or the Aplatophis zorro. It is a tropical eel found in the eastern central Pacific Ocean. According to the specimen found and studied by John E. McCosker and David Ross Robertson in 2001 they can reach a maximum length of 104 centimeters or 3"4 in feet (gulp). The eels live at 5-10 metres deep and live in burrows.

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The jaw structure reminds me of a xenomorph.
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guys, that's just the inner mouth and jaw .. the rest of it is outside the frame
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juice wrote: The jaw structure reminds me of a xenomorph.

It reminds me of a chihuahua.
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8K shot of the moon. Nice detail when at 100%.

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