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Butterfly

This butterfly was collected in Eden, Rio Napo, Equador and is part of Major AB Gay’s collection. Gay was a keen natural historian, whose encyclopaedic knowledge of butterflies and birds...

Butterfly

This butterfly was collected in Eden, Rio Napo, Equador and is part of Major AB Gay’s collection. Gay was a keen natural historian, whose encyclopaedic knowledge of butterflies and birds...

Butterfly

This butterfly was collected in Eden, Rio Napo, Equador and is part of Major AB Gay’s collection. Gay was a keen natural historian, whose encyclopaedic knowledge of butterflies and birds...

Butterfly

This butterfly was collected in Eden, Rio Napo, Equador and is part of Major AB Gay’s collection. Gay was a keen natural historian, whose encyclopaedic knowledge of butterflies and birds...

Bullet ant

Some South American peoples use bullet ants in the rituals marking a young man’s transition to full manhood. The young man wears a special glove on to which bullet ants...

Elephant beetle

The fully grown larvae of this beetle can weigh in excess of 150 grams, making them one of the heaviest insects. Elephant beetles are actually a type of rhinoceros beetle,...

White-bellied woodstar

The label that accompanies this specimen is difficult to read but suggests that this female white-bellied woodstar hummingbird was collected in Valle [?] Faundiaco in Ecuador....

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