Portrait of a cute male Brown-throated wattle-eye (Platysteira cyanea). Yes… I said brown-throated… actually females have rich brown throats whereas males display jet black throats. This species is commonly found in woodlands and gardens in central Africa.

Portrait of a cute male Brown-throated wattle-eye (Platysteira cyanea). Yes… I said brown-throated… actually females have rich brown throats whereas males display jet black throats. This species is commonly found in woodlands and gardens in central Africa.

The Indochinese Banteng (Bos javanicus birmanicus) is the most endangered wild cattle species on South-east Asian mainland. There are two other populations on Java and Borneo but they can be told apart by the black coloration of males instead of brown for the Indochinese subspecies.

The Indochinese Banteng (Bos javanicus birmanicus) is the most endangered wild cattle species on South-east Asian mainland. There are two other populations on Java and Borneo but they can be told apart by the black coloration of males instead of… Continue Reading

Will a jellyfish be pretty enough ? Well, it is 99% water but really elegant and quite colourful… The brown bell and blue tentacle tips are due to the presence of symbiotic unicellular algae. This species mainly occurs in the Mediterranean Sea and eastern Atlantic Ocean.

Will a jellyfish be pretty enough ? Well, it is 99% water but really elegant and quite colourful… The brown bell and blue tentacle tips are due to the presence of symbiotic unicellular algae. This species mainly occurs in the… Continue Reading

Molded stoneware ever in the shape of a parrot and decorated with green and brown glaze. China, Northern Song dynasty, about 960 to 1000 AD. [1621×2100]

Molded stoneware ever in the shape of a parrot and decorated with green and brown glaze. China, Northern Song dynasty, about 960 to 1000 AD. [1621×2100]