Saturday, August 06, 2011

Nature: Beautiful and Disgusting

Nature can be simultaneously inspiring and... horrifying.

[Warning: gruesome scenes follow]

Does this not look positively Lovecraftian? There’s more than a hint of Cthulhu about it.

Yeesh. That's what a snail eating a worm looks like. Visceral, repulsive -- and fascinating.

Let’s even the score with a bit of slow motion terror at the mouth of a carnivorous pitcher plant...

Don't do it... get off the edge... stop... oh nevermind. Being consumed in a vat of digestive juices probably isn’t what that fella intended at the start of his journey.