Blue morphos live in the tropical forests of Latin America from Mexico to Colombia. Adults spend most of their time on the forest floor and in the lower shrubs and trees of the understory, where they rest with their wings folded, camouflaged from predators. However, when looking for mates, the blue morpho will fly through all layers of the forest. Human observers most commonly see morphos in clearings and along streams where their bright blue wings are most visible. Pilots flying over…
"Momonga" The Japanese dwarf flying squirrel One of the most cutest animals on our planet, Photographed on the Japanese island of Hokkaido. (Pteromys momonga; Hepburn; Nihon momonga) is a pygmy flying squirrel, beautiful large eyes and a flattened tail. It inhabits sub-alpine forests in Japan and is nocturnal, This cutie can leap from tree to tree using a gliding membrane.
The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Established in 1964, the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species has evolved to become the world’s most comprehensive information source on the global conservation status of animal, fungi and plant species.