A quote from Wayne Hilsden (@WayneHilsden)

Our weakness may not be our main problem. Thinking we’re strong is what often causes us to stumble.
(https://twitter.com/WayneHilsden/status/670950115276926976)

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Beetle silhouette

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I found this stag beetle (Cyclommatus elaphus) as the sun was setting over Gunung Leuser National Park in Sumatra. I captured it almost in silhouette, to accentuate its incredible horns.

Reblogged from National Geographic

Rock solid

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On the trail to Goodnow Mountain, a yellow birch appears to be ingesting a boulder left behind by a glacier. With its tenacious trees and rebounding wildlife, Adirondack Park is a miracle of regeneration. Committed advocates and legal protections written into New York’s state constitution offer hope that it will remain forever wild.

Reblogged from National Geographic