Atlas Moth (Attacus Atlas) ~ the tip of the moth's wing is camouflaged to resemble the head of a distinctive cobra snake. When disturbed, the Atlas moth falls to the ground and writhes about to complete the illusion.
Caddisfly larvae build protective cases using materials found in their environment. Artist Hubert Duprat supplied them with gold leaf and precious stones. This is what they created. Don't know whether to pin this in Animals, or Art!
Favorite Animals / This is a species of elephant beetle from the rain forests of Costa Rica. Fully grown and roughly five inches long. They are an endangered species and generally live for just four months. Elephant Beetles eat the sap of particular trees