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Booth Museum of Natural History

Insects: The taste of Petrol and Porcelain | Interior design, Vintage Sets and Unique Pieces www.petrolandporcelain.com Brighton Booth Museum

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Buddha and the Butterfly mixed media collage giclee print

Beautiful Giclee Print of Buddha and the Butterfly Print sizes: 6 x 10 inches 10 x 16 inches 18 x 27 inches All prints are created using museum quality, Fine Art Trade Guild approved equipment, inks and paper. **listing is for unframed Print only**

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A Common Mallow and a Damselfly

A Common Mallow and a Damselfly; Snowdrops with a Lady Butterfly | Le Moyne de Morgues, Jacques | Victoria & Albert Museum

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The tips of the Atlas moth's (Attacus atlas) wings mimic the head of a Malaysian tree snake, an illusion which wards off predators. The moths live only 1-2 weeks surviving only on larval fat saved from their caterpillar days as they lack fully-formed mouth parts.

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Museum staff discover bird-sized beetle was shot out of the sky by Victorian insect collector

Staff at London's Natural History Museum discovered this beetle had been shot by an over-enthusiastic Victorian insect collector! This is a goliath beetle and it shows that the pattern can vary quite a bit across the same species.

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