New answers tagged species-identification
Based on the image of the moth, I think this is a Painted Tiger Moth (Arachnis picta). See the image of the moth from the Wikipedia (you can even see the yellow color at the head region): An image of the caterpillar can be found here, but this is less decisive. It also fits with the geographic location where you found the moth, see here.
If you do a Google Image search with the picture in the question, you'll see the screenshot is from the 2000 movie The Patriot starring Mel Gibson. The movie's filming locations were mainly scattered around South Carolina, on the southern East Coast of the United States. I've spent a lot of time in the region, and the gray-ish fluffy stuff hanging off the ...
This looks like a Red Wag Platy (Xiphophorus maculatus). Apparently it is a common tropical aquarium fish. Wikipedia does not show a picture of this variant. However a google image search with this will return the images of fish that you have shown.
I believe it is a Red Wag Platy (Xiphophorus maculatus)
Clathrus ruber, Red Cage (older name Latticework Fungus). A striking and unusual fungus, which can occur all the year round, although reaching a peak in October. This fungus is southern in origin, and only reaches the south west corners of mainland Britain, but is quite common in the Channel Islands. I feel it will become more common as the use of wood-chip ...
As Saxon Druce has pointed out it looks very much like a eucalypt. Specifically a desert or savanna species such as the ghost gum (Corymbia aparrerinja). Other eucalypts (Eucalyptus and Corymbia spp.) have similar growth forms. The silhouette is obviously stylised and appears to have less foliage than a real eucalypt in order to make the profile neater. ...
This is not a marsupial such as an opossum, since no marsupials are native to the region. It looks to be a rodent of some kind, probably a species in the Muridae family. Which species is it is exactly is hard to tell, since there are many species in Muridae which look quite similar, but my best guess is that this is a Tamarisk jird. It could also ...
This is a white morph red fox, not an arctic fox. As noted in the question, this fox has larger, more pointy ears than an arctic fox, and the second picture shows it to have a longer muzzle as well. Another clue is that these pictures were taken in the springtime or early summer (which you can tell from the new growth on the plants in the picture), and ...
This is called "Red Powder Puff" or botanically Calliandra haematocephala. See the images (from the Wikipedia article): What you identified as the fruit appears to be the buds: Some more information can be found here.
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