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A Leaf beetle (Aulacophora indica) (Family: Chrysomelidae; subfamily: Galerucinae) peeking from the leaf hole of Alnus nepalensis tree. Adult leaf beetles makes holes on host plant leaves while feeding. They camouflage themselves with their feeding holes. Location: Chitwan National Park, Nepal.
Baya Weavers (Ploceus philippinus) are best known for their elaborately woven nests. These pendulous nests are retort shaped, with a central nesting chamber and a long vertical tube that leads to a side entrance to the chamber. The nests are woven with long strips of paddy leaves, rough grasses and long strips torn from palm fronds. Location: Chitwan National Park, Nepal.
Human rights and Environment special nominationEdit
LANDSCAPE: Aerial view of the island in the Dobersdorfer See in Special Area of Conservation „Dobersdorfer See, Passader See mit dem Oberlauf der Hagener Au, Kasseteiche und Umgebung“
Photograph: Matthias Süßen
A pair of Globe skimmer or wandering glider (Pantala flavescens) copulating in mid air druing autum season in Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park, Nepal. It was first described by Johan Christian Fabricius in 1798.
Photograph: Prasan Shrestha
Oriental Darter (Anhinga melanogaster) flying with it's catch. Darters normally toss and swallow their catch in the water but this particular one flies with his catch as another one tried to snatch his catch. Location: Chitwan National Park, Nepal.
Wonderful presentation of brown and green colors of a skink. One of the pride of the Philippines commonly unrecognized but represents a very big role in our environment. Photo taken, Brgy. Solana, Town of Jasaan, Misamis Oriental, Philippines.
Photograph: Domzjuniorwildlife (CC BY-SA 4.0)
A man admires the height of the giant bamboos, the bamboos of Bukidnon are considered to be one of the biggest in the planet. This photograph was taken in Lantapan, Bukidnon in the Philippines.
Photograph: Theglennpalacio (CC BY-SA 4.0)
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