Butterflies of Mexico City, a multicolored flapping in the metro

Among all the insect species that live on Earth, butterflies are probably the most popular ones due to its beauty and colors. Approximately 1,800 butterfly species live in Mexico, and Mexico City hosts around 350 species. The exhibition at the Coyoacán metro station, shows the most common butterflies that can be seen in the Mexico … Continue reading Butterflies of Mexico City, a multicolored flapping in the metro

Goliath beetle

Goliath is a sustainable sculpture inspired by the African species of the male beetle Goliathus regius. Goliathus regius, or the Royal Goliath Beetle, is one of the largest beetles on Earth. It belongs to the Scarabaeidae family and is present in western equatorial Africa. The length of a male beetle is about 50–110 millimetres (2.0–4.3 in). They have a black … Continue reading Goliath beetle

Leopoldo, the hybrid gecko

Leopoldo is a hybrid gecko inspired by three different animals; a bee, a snake and a gecko. Its body and face are those of an Asian gecko, the Eublepharis macularis. The bi-color tail was inspired by a Honduran milk snake, the Lampropeltis triangulum hondurensis, and its wings by a common honey bee, the Apis mellifera. All geckos have five fingers in each hand … Continue reading Leopoldo, the hybrid gecko