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Since 2015, Paul Cummins and Tom Piper's traveling poppy sculptures "Wave" and "Weeping Window" have traveled around the UK, honoring those lost in WWI. Composed of several thousand ceramic poppies, the two separate structures were initially conceived as a part of the "Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red" installation at the Tower of London in 2014. Now, as the "Wave" prepares to make its final stop, take a look back at the landscapes that have been transformed by these two works of art.
For six weeks, luna moth caterpillars gorge themselves on the leaves of the marula tree. Then, when they're ready, they instinctively weave giant cocoons around themselves in preparation for their stunning metamorphosis.