Turning the Book Wheel
A tumblr of semi-random stuff from the stacks of the Smithsonian Libraries
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20 of June, 2014

We close pollinator week with this animated tribute to the bees, bugs, birds, bats, and others who make life a little sweeter.

Original from Maria Sibylla Merian’s Raupen wunderbare Verwandelung und sonderbare Blumennahrung , 1730


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