We've talked a lot recently on FDL about the idea of eating insects in the future and how many food experts predict that this will be the case - we've looked at infographs and spoken with chefs who cook with them all the time. What we never do is step back and appreciate the beauty of insects.
That's exactly what the macro-photographer John Horstman’s does with his series of pictures capturing strange and exotic images of insects from Pu'er in China.
Below is a selection of beautiful images captured Horstman and published on his blog Sinobug.
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