Time-lapse photography is the best!

One chrysalis is bursting at the seams! This is what is about to happen...

The newly emerged butterfly will spend its first two hours pumping hemolymph into its wings. In this way, the soft, folded wings will straighten out and become more solid, more flight-ready.

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Just gorgeous!

By Hilary Minor (not verified) on 26 May 2010 #permalink

No way! Slow motion is the best! oooh... but I do like time lapse... and still photography is pretty awesome... or those wrap around shots like they did in the matrix where it's just one moment but it's a video so it's from every possible angle?!!??

does she have a tramp stamp, or does she dream about getting one - perhaps a discrete tat depicting a suricate? Because if she likes small burrowing animals I can make her pain to go away

We here at Zooillogix balked at the idea of 'Zombie day' on ScienceBlogs (and secretly loved it, too). What better example than the animal world to show TRUE zombie-ism at its best?

No way! Slow motion is the best! oooh... but I do like time lapse... and still photography is pretty awesome... or those wrap around shots like they did in the matrix where it's just one moment but it's a video so it's from every possible angle?!!??