Amourobius ferox

Amourobius ferox
By Peter Byles

Saturday, 23 June 2012

Puffin

This image shows the intricate internal structure of the backward-facing barbs in the roof of the puffin's mouth enabling it to catch multiple sandeels in each fishing trip. The jaw also opens almost parallel unlike ours which is articulated like a hinge.
 
 

2 comments:

  1. Stunning photos Andy, could I use them in a slide show occasionally?

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  2. No problem. I'll email them to you.

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