💚 DC (at Fort Reno Park)

WORST

buzzfeed:

This 7-day-old elephant is having the BEST day going for a swim with mom. buzzfeed:

This 7-day-old elephant is having the BEST day going for a swim with mom.

buzzfeed:

This 7-day-old elephant is having the BEST day going for a swim with mom.

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Outside In (at National Zoo Washington D.c.)

"Those are VERY convincing puppets" (at Smithsonian’s National Zoo)

Big thanks to whoever left this freshly-baked cat loaf near my pillow

vanished:

Troy Moth - Birds of Prey
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Troy Moth - Birds of Prey
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Troy Moth - Birds of Prey
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Troy Moth - Birds of Prey

#balloonplays #capfringe14

geometrydaily:

#373 Fibonacci orbits – A new minimal geometric composition each day

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dendroica:

Science, Beauty Converge in New Birds-of-Paradise Website
Exclusive footage reveals facets of evolution in breathtaking detail

Thirty-nine of the most extraordinary birds in the world are flying into living rooms and classrooms this week as a new educational website debuts from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.
With 35 high-definition videos as a centerpiece, the Birds-of-Paradise Project site amazes viewers with full-frame footage of the gorgeous birds—and then explores the scientific principles that led such spectacular creatures to evolve. The site offers more than two hours of never-before-seen footage, plus images, sounds, and interactive features. Free, downloadable lesson plans, developed by the Cornell Lab’s BirdSleuth K-12 program, enable teachers to use the website to meet Framework for K-12 Science Education expectations.
The project leaders, Ed Scholes and Tim Laman, personally guide viewers through the building blocks of bird-of-paradise displays, bringing to light the unique set of rules that guided their evolution. The collection of videos provides one of the most thorough and detailed examinations of any group of animals, ever…

(read more: News Release: Science, Beauty Converge in New Birds-of-Paradise Website)
Photos by Tim Laman.          
via: Cornell Lab of Ornithology
dendroica:

Science, Beauty Converge in New Birds-of-Paradise Website
Exclusive footage reveals facets of evolution in breathtaking detail

Thirty-nine of the most extraordinary birds in the world are flying into living rooms and classrooms this week as a new educational website debuts from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.
With 35 high-definition videos as a centerpiece, the Birds-of-Paradise Project site amazes viewers with full-frame footage of the gorgeous birds—and then explores the scientific principles that led such spectacular creatures to evolve. The site offers more than two hours of never-before-seen footage, plus images, sounds, and interactive features. Free, downloadable lesson plans, developed by the Cornell Lab’s BirdSleuth K-12 program, enable teachers to use the website to meet Framework for K-12 Science Education expectations.
The project leaders, Ed Scholes and Tim Laman, personally guide viewers through the building blocks of bird-of-paradise displays, bringing to light the unique set of rules that guided their evolution. The collection of videos provides one of the most thorough and detailed examinations of any group of animals, ever…

(read more: News Release: Science, Beauty Converge in New Birds-of-Paradise Website)
Photos by Tim Laman.          
via: Cornell Lab of Ornithology
dendroica:

Science, Beauty Converge in New Birds-of-Paradise Website
Exclusive footage reveals facets of evolution in breathtaking detail

Thirty-nine of the most extraordinary birds in the world are flying into living rooms and classrooms this week as a new educational website debuts from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.
With 35 high-definition videos as a centerpiece, the Birds-of-Paradise Project site amazes viewers with full-frame footage of the gorgeous birds—and then explores the scientific principles that led such spectacular creatures to evolve. The site offers more than two hours of never-before-seen footage, plus images, sounds, and interactive features. Free, downloadable lesson plans, developed by the Cornell Lab’s BirdSleuth K-12 program, enable teachers to use the website to meet Framework for K-12 Science Education expectations.
The project leaders, Ed Scholes and Tim Laman, personally guide viewers through the building blocks of bird-of-paradise displays, bringing to light the unique set of rules that guided their evolution. The collection of videos provides one of the most thorough and detailed examinations of any group of animals, ever…

(read more: News Release: Science, Beauty Converge in New Birds-of-Paradise Website)
Photos by Tim Laman.          
via: Cornell Lab of Ornithology

dendroica:

Science, Beauty Converge in New Birds-of-Paradise Website

Exclusive footage reveals facets of evolution in breathtaking detail

Thirty-nine of the most extraordinary birds in the world are flying into living rooms and classrooms this week as a new educational website debuts from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

With 35 high-definition videos as a centerpiece, the Birds-of-Paradise Project site amazes viewers with full-frame footage of the gorgeous birds—and then explores the scientific principles that led such spectacular creatures to evolve. The site offers more than two hours of never-before-seen footage, plus images, sounds, and interactive features. Free, downloadable lesson plans, developed by the Cornell Lab’s BirdSleuth K-12 program, enable teachers to use the website to meet Framework for K-12 Science Education expectations.

The project leaders, Ed Scholes and Tim Laman, personally guide viewers through the building blocks of bird-of-paradise displays, bringing to light the unique set of rules that guided their evolution. The collection of videos provides one of the most thorough and detailed examinations of any group of animals, ever…

(read more: News Release: Science, Beauty Converge in New Birds-of-Paradise Website)

Photos by Tim Laman.         

via: Cornell Lab of Ornithology

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