Hello, Flea Credit: Joan Röhl Institute for Biochemistry and Biology Potsdam, Germany Dont be bashful, little flea youve won place in the 2011 Nikon Small World contest. This is a freshwater water flea, Daphnia magna.
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Best picture I could find of the Div Fac - the Cambridge University Divinity Faculty. Remembering supervisions from Graham Stanton and Marcus Bockmuehl here, and a rather .... ummmmmm.... mixed bag of lectures during my time doing the Tripos. Plus the scones in the cafe round the back :)
Beautiful creature: Wim van Egmond of the Micropolitan Museum in Rotterdam, Netherlands photographed a Leptodora kindtii (giant waterflea) eye from a living specimen using the differential interference contrast method.
Juggling algae A water flea (Daphnia sp.) seems to be juggling round balls of green algae (Volvox sp.) in this darkfield photomicrograph, entered in the Nikon Small World competition by Ralf Wagner of Dusseldorf, Germany.