World Oceans Day, by Creatureshire

World Oceans Day :: Dia Mundial dos Oceanos

June 8th is World Oceans Day! Oceans are as essential to human life as forests and generate most of the oxygen in planet Earth. They are also the home of countless amazing creatures, in all sorts of sizes, shapes and colours: some of them look pretty much extra-terrestrial, like the nudibranch or the jellyfish. If you…

Hawaiian penguins at the beach :)

Hawaiian Penguins :: Pinguins Havaianos

The Hawaiian penguins are back! It’s starting to feel like Summer and I couldn’t resist to play with these earrings: they came out dressed in fresh colors and are ready for the Summer holidays. They are now available in their colorful outfits but also in pink and blue. Do you have a favorite? — Os Pinguins…

Koala nibbling on a parcel tree

Happy Mail :: Correio Feliz

I read somewhere that these days when people receive their mail the first letters they open are the handwritten ones. Possibly because there is something of the person who sent it in those characters, like a smile and a little of their own world. I enjoy all the process of making a creature from doodling…

White rhinos wandering through the lush grass

White Rhino :: Rinoceronte Branco

Creatureshire’s jungle is welcoming a new creature, the white rhino! They have been wandering through lush savanna’s and grasslands nibbling on savoury grass. They are majestic and yet inspire some sort of serenity. The white rhinoceros has two subspecies and is part of the IUCN list of threatened species. While the southern rhinoceros is slowly…

Mineral collections at Harvard Museum of Natural History

Wandering through geology :: A passear em geologia

I love collecting things: picking leaves, flowers, pebbles, shells and fill my pockets with little pieces of nature. I like the textures, the colors and the shapes. It’s a great reminder of how amazing nature is. When I visited Harvard’s Museum of Natural History in Boston I spent quite a lot of time gazing at the…