Monday, October 11, 2010

Faintly Freaky But Kinda Cool, Nevertheless

Here's a postcard I received from Rebecca in Zurich. (I belong to Post Crossing.)

The picture struck me as some weird kaleidoscopic giraffe part. I flipped the card over to read the description. It said that the image is of Polyplectron bicalcaratum... sounds faintly chemical in nature... but NO! It turns out to be a type of pheasant, and this image is a magnification of the feathers.

Look closer... there are patterns everywhere.

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