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Forming, or fitted to form, a good or pleasing picture; representing with the clearness or ideal beauty appropriate to a picture; expressing that peculiar kind of beauty which is agreeable in a picture, natural or artificial; graphic; vivid; as, a picturesque scene or attitude; picturesque language. What is picturesque as placed in relation to the beautiful and the sublime? It is . . . The characteristic pushed into a sensible excess. Picturesquely, Picturesqueness.

Origin: It. Pittoresco: cf. F. Pittoresque. See Pictorial.

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Can anyone help me identify this?

Or it's a solidified resin but photshoped as it is way too much of it. Basically probably two pictures pasted together or a man made thing created to rouse a hype - like Jack suggested.

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by Sheppie
Wed Dec 03, 2014 7:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Can anyone help me identify this?
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Views: 1259

Re: Are these wolves or coyotes?

... at work - more distinctive markings on the face, more robust body, less bushy tail for the wolves. It's hard to get a size from the pictures, so that's not too useful. It LOOKS more like a wolf, but it also looks like the same individual, which might indicate a lone coyote.

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by Darby
Fri Nov 21, 2014 1:17 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Are these wolves or coyotes?
Replies: 4
Views: 1259

Are these wolves or coyotes?

... wolves but we're not confident in our ability to tell the difference from the photos we have. Any chance somebody could help us out with these? Pictures attached below. Thanks! Ben

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by brlee
Fri Nov 14, 2014 4:11 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Are these wolves or coyotes?
Replies: 4
Views: 1259


... "The Universe" where an excited physicist sais "we were able to see a new star far-far away" and then you are shown colorful pictures, but look closely and you will see that he is pointing to "noise" (for luck of a better term) on the computer screen. So, the "fact" ...

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by Cat
Fri Oct 31, 2014 3:14 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Dr. Jobe Martin Arguments
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Views: 13973

Re: Human Collembola Infestations

... I finally got a clear specimen that was DEFINITELY a collembola parasite. I showed it to a colleague who confirmed what i saw and compared it to pictures of collembola. This was clearly no delusion. It's discouraging how much of the literature says that humans aren't affected by this, and it's ...

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by urthchik
Wed Sep 24, 2014 6:31 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Human Collembola Infestations
Replies: 47
Views: 132451
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