Kitten and Butterflies - Leningrad Oblast, Russia
The stunning sight of hundreds of bright blue butterflies, known as the Black-veined White (Aporia crataegi), was almost too much for the six-month-old kitten as he bounced over and started trying to catch them.
20-year-old Natalia, a keen photographer, said: ‘Lepa and I were both stunned to see so many butterflies in the same place - he raced over and started to play with them as soon as he saw them…
(via: DailyMail UK)
starry-eyed-wolfchild: Bee Hotels for Solitary Bees
You may be wondering what bees need a hotel for, when they make their own hives. The truth is that many species of bees are solitary – the do not live in hives but instead construct their own nest. The main reason for this is because in these species every female is fertile and this would not make for comfortable communal living in a hive.