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

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    They have these in animal crossing: new leaf c:
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    The Malaysian “Orchid Mantis” or Hymenopus Coronatus, H. Bicornis. How incredibly fascinating!! 🌺🌸
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    Tengan mucho miedo… de la mantis que se disfraza de orquídea - nybg:
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