Nature is truly a mysterious and wondrous presence, filling our planet with green, blue, yellow, orange, and all the different colors imaginable. The world we live in is a treasure trove of incredible earthly delights, from stunning and fearsome animals to fragrant flowering plants. This swirling system of earth, air, and water is designed to fascinate. Despite her seemingly straightforward appearance, Mother Nature still has many secrets and tricks in her pocket. These pictures show animals, plants, and all children of Nature in their various strange colors, shapes, and forms, sometimes donned as protection, but more often than not, as simply a thing of beauty.
1. An oddly colored peacock? Nope, just a carrot!
2. Putting the “cherry” in “cherry tomatoes”
3. Shhh… The mushrooms are listening!
4. A poor man crossing the street was consumed by the tree!
5. The disappointment when we tried to bake this potato-shaped rock
6. The body of this sesame bug is painted like a tribal dancing mask
7. Behold! The elusive albino Blue Spruce!
8. Looks like a bird but smells like a flower
9. Part donkey, part zebra, and part horse
10. Why do I have a sudden craving for donuts?
11. A gourd with a long stem that doubles as a kiwi bird
12. A brunette squirrel with a blonde tail
13. Run, tree, run!
14. I thought it was a loaf of bread, but it was just a stone
15. Pumpkin on the outside, but orange on the inside
16. My mom was a granny smith and my dad was a red delicious