View of the Monitoring Network of Telescopes (MONET) site at the McDonald Observatory in the University of Texas. McDonald Observatory is located in the Davis Mountains, 450 miles west of Austin, Texas.
The webcam points to the north and from this view you can see the 2.2m telescope (right), the 1.23m telescope (middle-left) and the Schmidt telescope (far away on the left). Sierra de Los Filabres (Andalucía, Southern Spain) north of Almeria.
These giant Madagascar Hissing Cockroaches (Gromphadorhina portentosa) at the University of South Carolina are excellent mothers, at least for an insect! The females carry their developing embryos inside their abdomens to protect them from predators.