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Stunning macro photographs of arthropods (40 pictures)

The USGS Native Bee Inventory and Monitoring Program has posted thousands of macro photographs of arthropods found in the United States. An arthropod is an invertebrate animal having an exoskeleton (external skeleton), a segmented body, and jointed appendages. They have over a million described species, making up more than 80% of all described living animal species.

Sea Change: A Tidal Journey Around Britain by Michael Marten (18 pictures)

‘Sea Change’ is a study of the tides around the coast of Britain. The views in each diptych are taken from identical positions at low water and high water, usually six or eighteen hours apart.

The tide comes and goes twice each day, but even when one spends a whole day by the sea it’s easy to miss how dramatic tidal change can be.