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Good looking chickens

Tamara Staples has some beautiful portraits of chickens (click Personal Work and go through the Fairest Fowl category).

Cat’s tongue.

What does a cat’s tongue look like up close? Click the link to find out…

Update: turns out this shot won 1st place in the Animals and Nature category of Digital Camera Magazine’s Photographer of the Year contest, where you’ll find lots of other amazing pictures.

Octopi simulate jointed limbs

Octopi are really cool: apparently they can contract their tentacles so as to simulate a jointed limb. Most interesting comment of the article:

It also suggests that articulated limbs with joints may be the best evolutionary solution for such motion, the researchers argue. After all, the flexible octopus has unlimited options for that movement.