Perched on a deep pink stem as the dawn breaks, this Indonesian caterpillar cannot resist creeping up to another to give it a good morning kiss.
Dropping their heads to nestle against each other, the couple looks besotted.
It is the start of monsoon season in the former Dutch colony, making the water-soaked caterpillars and stem glisten even more.
Heavy rain, coupled with high temperatures, starts in November and lasts until April, giving rise to rich and colorful plants. Photos: Beti Monaris/Solvent News via DailyMail
They have sea-green hair.
Arthur Rackham, from A wonder book, by Nathaniel Hawthorne, New York, not dated.
Trunk and disorderly! Baby elephant appears worse for wear and falls face first into mud as it struggles to find its feet
Baby Max was playing at Whipsnade Zoo in Dunstable when he fell
Was running around a tree trunk when his legs gave way and slipped over
His mother, Karishma, was there by her offspring’s side to help him up
New-born is three feet tall, weighs 22 stone and is still trying to balance. The speedy baby elephant was moving around on his feet within minutes of being born, and is already amusing zookeepers as he gets to grips with his tiny trunk
Photos by Tony Margiocchi/Barcroft Media
The scaly foot gastropod is probably the worst snail name ever invented. Especially for one of the most incredible organisms on the planet. How many creatures can you name that have an iron shell? None. No creature can grow a metal sheath around itself—except Scaly G. Living nearly 2,400 meters (8,000 ft) below the ocean’s surface, near hydrothermal vents, the scaly foot gastropod incorporates the heavy metals floating in its habitat into its shell.