Summer Camp 2022 Reading Challenge
A species that lives in an unlikely place
Jewel BeetleBy LadyChimere
It is not an exaggeration when I say I'd die for these critters. These animals are kept as pets, and I would fill my home with thousands of them if I could. I found the idea that these were sometimes kept as family heirlooms fascinating, since they could live for centuries if looked after properly. This article is giving me serious inspiration for beetles in my world, and I thank the writer for this.
Delta EelBy Galindaan
Another really interesting species! I love their ability to always know where north is, and eel stew just sounds delicious! I found it fascinating how many foods these eels are put into, including breads which I found really interesting.
Thorn MelonBy loreseed
A plant species! I was excited to read this, since I couldn't spot many plants from their titles alone. I'm a sucker for desert adaptations too, and the description was so well written it painted a clear image in my head. I love to see more foods made from these species, and these roasted seeds sound delicious! Giving me great inspiration for more foods for my world, since I enjoy writing them but find them greatly difficult.
A recently discovered, or rediscovered species
Sidian ShrewBy Frankie Valentine
These guys sound adorable!! I can imagine their little fights with each other, and the more I read about them the more adorable they sound. And as well, them having the ability to breathe on land as well as water is so cool! I wish I had creatures this cool in my world.
Sweetsong ButterflyBy Emperor Charles II
Musical butterflies?! AWESOME. I love the image and quote, it really bring this article to life. The quote especially, as it indicates right away that this creature is one to admire, rather than fear.
Cotton-ball CrabBy Philipwn
I love crabs so much, this species is by far one of my favourites I've ever read! Their dietary needs match mine as well, which is nice. I'd love to see images of these crabs floating about like dandelion seeds, thanks to their incredibly light bodies. Amazing article, I love the uniqueness of it!
A species considered monstrous by some
Lumina DragonfishBy RandoScorpio
The art is so pretty. Midjourney art never disappoints. The tales of this particular species are fascinating, and don't match with its pure, ethereal appearance which makes this creature all the more terrifying.
Shark DragonsBy lia_anna
Swimming, flying, shark dragons!? Absolutely terrifying, I love it. The anatomy description is great, it really brings this animal to life and helps me picture it. Despite it's strength and dangerousness, I kind of want one as a pet.
Happy FlowersBy Cryssalia Noire
Not the title of an article I was expecting to read for this prompt at all. The theme is very dark though, but is very interesting. It is interesting that such a "dangerous" pill comes from such a basic flower, one that is simply white petals and a golden bud. I do enjoy the concept though, a very good article.