The Death’s head moths

The Death's head moths are easily distinguishable by the vaguely human skull-shaped pattern of markings on the upper surface of the body. Common in Europe and Africa, these moths have a short proboscis and often feed on honey from beehives. They produce loud chirping or squeaking sounds by forcing air out through the proboscis. Our sympathy is with them! The ...

Vanitas skull

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  Have a look at this stunning painting Vanitas skull by Chris Jones. It was done during a period of a few years, when Chris was interested in paintings on the theme of extinction and environmental collapse. Most involved the use of butterflies in a variety of symbolic ways. Chris is a full-time professional artist known for realistic ...