Nabokov's Notebook

Nabokov's Notebook A blog about the science in art and the art in science.
"I discovered in nature the nonutilitarian delights that I sought in art. Both were a form of magic, both were a game of intricate enchantment and deception." -Vladimir Nabokov (Writer, Lepidopterist.)

The Malaysian Orchid Mantis and its beautiful camouflage

Top image by Alex Hyde

Bottom two images by Francesco Tomasinelli

Hide notes

  1. laracherrycherry reblogged this from nabokovsnotebook
  2. sorceringing reblogged this from nabokovsnotebook
  3. tira-angevox reblogged this from nabokovsnotebook
  4. jonesicaa reblogged this from demreblogsdoe
  5. demreblogsdoe reblogged this from nabokovsnotebook
  6. pussiepop reblogged this from nabokovsnotebook
  7. krissyxalag reblogged this from nabokovsnotebook
  8. shestheflowerchild reblogged this from atomthefirstbeing
  9. u-n-precedented reblogged this from my-paradoxical-life
  10. my-paradoxical-life reblogged this from shestheflowerchild
  11. tiger-lillies-and-wallflowers reblogged this from shestheflowerchild
  12. atomthefirstbeing reblogged this from nabokovsnotebook
  13. ivy-rayne reblogged this from nabokovsnotebook
  14. fuckinbitchesgettingmoney reblogged this from half-jill and added:
    They have these in animal crossing: new leaf c:
  15. half-jill reblogged this from laney-formaldehyde
  16. laney-formaldehyde reblogged this from nabokovsnotebook and added:
    The Malaysian “Orchid Mantis” or Hymenopus Coronatus, H. Bicornis. How incredibly fascinating!! 🌺🌸
  17. mverdi reblogged this from nabokovsnotebook
  18. theminds3rdeye reblogged this from nabokovsnotebook
  19. 221binyourbonnet reblogged this from theveggies
  20. codon5000 reblogged this from cichlidcarl
  21. cichlidcarl reblogged this from theveggies
  22. theveggies reblogged this from nabokovsnotebook
  23. kisikillillake reblogged this from nabokovsnotebook
  24. livialuanglath reblogged this from nabokovsnotebook
  25. caureus reblogged this from nabokovsnotebook
  26. nillocisi reblogged this from nabokovsnotebook
  27. be-my-oasis-dear reblogged this from nabokovsnotebook