Rose hips :: Frutos de roseira

Autumn has been showing its first signs for a while… there were berries everywhere and flowers became fruits in the trees. One of the things that caught my attention was the rosehips from wild roses. The ruby and orange tones shone in the light through the green leaves just like precious jewels. It made complete…

Rhodotus Palmatus

This month I decided to make a little change in my theme for the polymer clay monthly challenge. Instead of an animal my choice went for a fungi. The wrinkled peach (Rhodotus palmatus) is a mushroom found in the north hemisphere with colours ranging from salmon to pink and red, with a lacy appearance. From…

Berthe’s Lemur Mouse :: Microcebus berthae

I came to know Madame Berthe’s mouse lemur (Microcebus berthae ) through this video from BBC. It is the smallest primate known with about 92 mm of body length… it fits in the palm of your hands! They tend to keep to themselves but are quite friendly to each others. I found it a fascinating…

Nudibranch :: Nudibrânquios

June’s creature of the month is a nudibranch species called Hypselodoris bennetti. Nudibranch are a type of molluscs that can be found in most seas from one pole to the other. They are amazing creatures to look at: there are so many species with different shapes and colours that it can feel like they are…