GardenDrumWatching a lady bird unfurl its wings

Lady bird prepares for take offHave you ever been able to watch a ladybird unfurl its wings? As the wings are hidden beneath a curved case called an elytra, the ladybird needs to pop it up, a bit like a gull-wing car door, to unfurl its true flying wings. A beautiful video!

Watch this astonishing slow-mo video by cameraman Rainer Bergomaz for pco.

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