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Philliidae – when it comes to mimicking leaves, nobody does it better.

(H/T: John Gallen)

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Bits And Pieces – a kinetic artwork by Nils Volker consisting of 108 toy Hoberman Spheres suspended from the ceiling of NOME Gallery in Berlin, synchronised by microcontrollers into patterns designed to mimic biological systems.


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A Lyrebird recorded last year at Healesville Sancturary outside Melbourne, perfectly mimicking the sound of a toy laser gun, human voices, a camera shutter and the songs of various other birds.

He’s currently working on an album of his own material.