I enjoy vulgarity, watching movies, and picking off my mascara.
Sometimes I write stuff down and think about things, but mainly I just sleep or sit around and make myself laugh.
I really wish I was better at interneting but there are just so many goddamn buttons.
So, I really don't even know what it is that I'm supposed to be trying to figure out.
But I do know that I would love to know you.
Wrapped in linen and carefully laid to rest, animal mummies hold intriguing clues to life and death in ancient Egypt. One hundred years ago, the many thousands of mummified animals that turned up at sacred burial sites throughout Egypt were just things to be cleared away to get at the good stuff. Few people studied them, and their importance was generally unrecognized.
In the century since then, archaeology has become less of a trophy hunt and more of a science. Excavators now realize that much of their sites’ wealth lies in the multitude of details about ordinary folks—what they did, what they thought, how they prayed. Animal mummies are a big part of that.
Animal preservation goes back thousands of years. Ever since the technology has existed humans have had the desire to preserve animals that carry significant meaning in their lives. It’s fascinating to see which animals were deemed important enough for the techniques, and to see how those practices evolved over the passing centuries!
The black sea nettle (Chrysaora achlyos), sometimes informally known as the Black jellyfish due to its dark coloration, is a species of jellyfish that can be found in the waters of the Pacific Ocean. It is a giant jellyfish, with its bell measuring up to 1min size, and its oral arms extending up to 6m in length. Despite its size, the Black sea nettle was only recognized and scientifically described as a separate species in 1997
Is one of the larger Passeriformes (or songbirds) weighing in at 3 lb and 25 in long. it has a distinctively large bill (thus the name thick-billed) that is slightly curved. it can be found in and around the horn of Africa (Somalia and Ethiopia). they feed like common ravens on insects and grubs and human scraps where available.
rhamphotheca: 11 Critically endangered turtle species by Jaymi Heimbuch
Of the 207 species of turtle and tortoise alive today, 129 of them are listed by the IUCN as vulnerable, endangered, or critically endangered. That’s an incredibly 62% of species!
The species listed here are only a few of the many critically endangered turtle and tortoise species. They illustrate that though these species wear a suit of armor, they are incredible fragile and in need of protection by humans, from humans…