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The Picos de Europa

The Picos de Europa
Maria Sabaté | 17 SEP 2017 - 21:07

The Picos de Europa, consisting of three massifs, originated between the Carboniferous (-325 m) to the Tertiary (-66 m) and during the last two million years have been affected by the last glacial period.

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Winter oak apples

Winter oak apples
Jaime Borrell Valls | 27 AUG 2017 - 23:20

Dryiphanta cinipedo is presented two times into  two different shapes  during the year: A sexuada between April and May (Dryophanta taschengerdii) and another asexuada in autumn (Dryophanta folii). The D. taschenbergii female lays eggs on oak leaves for summer galls (see photo of the week 20...

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Summer oak apples on oak leaves

 Summer oak apples on oak leaves
Dr. Eduard Torres | 20 AUG 2017 - 23:24

Dryiphanta cinipedo is presented two times during the year: A sexuada between April and May (Dryophanta faschengerdii) and another asexuada in autumn (Dryophanta folii). The female D. faschenbergii lays eggs on the oak leaves for summer galls shown in the photos, while D. folii deposits them...

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Walnut

Walnut
Jaime Borrell Valls | 13 AUG 2017 - 23:42

Junglans regia was described in 1753 by Linneus in his work named Species Plantarum. Its fruit has been attributed to tonifying parts of the central nervous system by the resemblance of its internal seed like a brain shape.

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Oasis in the Peruvian desert

Oasis in the Peruvian desert
Jaime Borrell Valls | 30 JUL 2017 - 21:22

The Peruvian coast is geologically a desert that occupies the strip of land between the Andes and the coast of the Pacific Ocean. This desert is crossed perpendicularly by rivers that are born in the Andean mountains and they go into the Ocean, creating true oases in which important agricultu...

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