The century old oak in a dovecote

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In the old days, the possession of a dovecote was a symbol of status and power, and only the nobles had the privilege of owning one.

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Tawny Frogmouth – funniest of all the birds that you’ve ever seen

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Gray-brown Tawny Frogmouth who live in Australia, have huge wide beaks that allow unmistakably to identify them, although this does not prevent many people to confuse them with owls. Their giant mouths and fluffiness make them look like little chickens. But these guys are not only cute, but also useful, because they are one of the active forms of pest control in Australia. They love to eat mosquitoes, flies, moths, beetles, worms and other insects and parasites.

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Mined coast – home to millions of penguins

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In the south-eastern part of the Atlantic Ocean is a small archipelago known as the Falkland Islands. Now there are more than 1 million penguins, but a few decades ago, these birds here were on the verge of extinction. Below you will find a story that tells how because the actions of human penguins had almost died, and then due to unintentional help people multiplied their number.

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The beauty of nature, in an animated silhouettes of animals

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Magic series of pictures created by the artist Nikolai Tolstoy. The basis of the project are the silhouettes of animals carved on a piece of paper, and a beautiful natural backdrop against which are these same silhouettes. Background can be anything: beautiful flowers, autumn leaves, pieces of wood, etc., As long as it is an integral part of nature. Beautiful and delicate series, we recommend!

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Wire sculptures of animals that look like pencil drawings

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Works of the artist David Oliveira from Lisbon, Portugal, can be taken as pencil sketches, but in fact his animals are made out of wire. His work looks like crumpled metal coils, and only at a certain angle, they come alive.

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