Newsletter No. 72
Discover the Earth’s wonders
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An hour-long stroll in nature helps decrease activity in an area of the brain associated with stress processing. 🔗 Link
A shrew-like creature that lived 225 million years ago is the oldest mammal ever identified. Its descendants would fly as bats, swim as whales, and walk on the surface of the moon as humans. 🔗 Link
Chimpanzees in the wild have their own ‘signature’ beats when they drum on tree roots. It’s hypothesised that they use the sounds to communicate across long distances. 🔗 Link
A bull ant, Myrmecia sp, probably M. pyriformis. This guy was roughly 3-4cm long, which is massive for an ant
Posted by odweaven 🌱
A big, fat swallowtail caterpillar
Posted by synic
A bee sleeping on a flower
Posted by synic
When the nature that gifted your blood with iron from her hills feels like a commodity,
When the living world that fills your lungs seems a cold stranger,
When you feel like a visitor in the wilds that shaped your body and mind,
Then it’s time to rewrite the story of who you are.
@CryptoNature on Twitter, Tweets From The CryptoNaturalist
Your life is a quilt. Your life is a basket of berries. Your life is a tree covered in lichen and vines and birds and bugs. You are so much. Find your joy in each little thing, each stitch, spread it through your whole, so that a tear can be repaired while the rest holds strong.
@SwampAdvice on Twitter, Tweets From Swamp Witch Advice