We all know how random insect parts look under the microscope, thanks to the average biology book, and I never thought it was a pretty sight. But did you ever see velcro? Yes, velcro.
Gorgeous. This image is a world apart from those of insect legs.
The microphotographers who took this image, Oliver Meckes and Nicole Ottawa, have several other really interesting photographs on their website, The Eye of Science.
Here’s my second favorite image: