Hi, I'm Andrew and I’m just a simple 19 year old guy and zoology student that posts random factoids about obscure animals and general animal science/zoology/biology stuff so if you like animals this is the place for you, if you only like cute animals this is not the place for you… Also I can ID any animals you might need identified (just submit them to me).

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Family Callidulidae: An unusual family of moths known as "Old World Butterfly-moths. Callidulids are a family of butterfly like moths which are distributed throughout southeast Asia and Oceania. Callidulids can exhibit both day and night flying behavior and typically hold their wings over thier backs like butterflies. Thier closest relatives are know truly known but they are thought to be close to hook-tip and geometer moths.

Image: L. Shyamal


Sally Lightfoot Crab (Grapsus grapsus)

also known as the red rock crab, the sally lightfoot is a species of crab found across the Pacific coast of Central and South America with populations on the Galapagos Islands. This species of crab is easily identified by its bright red,pink or yellow coloration. The young of this species are a brownish coloration to help camouflage themselves with the dried lava. The sally lightfoot crab has been noted as very fast and not very edible, and as such is mainly used as bait by fisherman.



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