Meet the Japanese giant salamander, which can grow to to be 5 feet long. The males are particularly feisty and battle with other males for prime nest sites. Paternal care is rare among salamanders, but the males of this species (called den-masters) do all of the child rearing.
Abandoned Victorian Style Greenhouse, Villa Maria, in northern Italy near Lake Como. Photo taken in 1985 by Friedhelm Thomas
"Panzerkreuzer", Großsiedlung Siemensstadt, Hans Scharoun 1929
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Directed by William Dieterle, Max Reinhardt
"Cactus No. 75" from Kwang-Ho Lee. From "Strange Plants," a new book that explores the relationship between artists and plants. http://nyti.ms/1kAsCYN