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Large white butterfly egg (Pieris brassicae). In the center of the intricate design on the top of the eggs (the micropyle) is where the sperm enters. Colorized SEM images by Martin Oeggerli

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$ FANTASTIC. Everything you need to teach lessons on insects. Activity sheets included are: -Where do we find insects -Insect needs -Parts of an insect -Insects vs. not insects -How insects move (wings vs. legs) Also includes: 8 full color pictures of insects with wings and without wings -8 full color smaller pictures of insects with and without wings for a sorting activity

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Aliens on Earth: macro photographs of insects by Igor Siwanowicz A large African praying mantis in Igor's home studio in Munich, Germany A praying mantis appears to dance or adopt a kung-fu pose in this picture captured by Igor Siwanowicz at his home studio in Munich, Germany.

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Windows On The Past: 7 Amazing Creatures Preserved In Amber

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Would dew believe it: The stunning pictures of sleeping insects covered in water droplets

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Delicious brain candy

The best pictures from National Geographic's Photo Contest 2014 - by Hasan Baglar at Nicosia, Cyprus of two mantis'

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Not surprisingly, this is one of my MOST POPULAR RE-PINS... A fascinating micro picture of a so called simple Ensign Wasp. Enlare to see the DETAILS of the #opal look blue & green colors in a bug's eye - TINY MIRACLES creation! #DdO:) - - See all the individual cells that gives vision, & hairs like fur - such detail, such an amazing design #eye that fills half the #insect head! Photo pinned via Robert Monroe's HOLY MACRO #Pinterest…

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