15 thoughts on “PicPost: Stop Monkeying Around!

      • I fund this: an orchid called DRACULA SIMIA..!!!!

        It’s not very hard to guess how the Monkey Orchid got its name, but ever since photos of it started circulating on the internet about a year ago, people have had a hard time believing such a flower actually exists.

        As photoshoped as it may look, the Monkey Orchid actually exists, and yes, it really does match the grinning face of a very small monkey. The scientific name of this very rare flower is Dracula simia,

      • they could be real after all, now I doubt it both ways…but for me it is always interesting to investigate flowers and plants.

      • plants are interesting, all of them and I love watching documentaries about plants but these days what with photoshop everything is possible isn’t it !?

      • yes.. but now, hmmm, I think that photoshop is also ‘fantastic’… and perhaps a bit obvious… ?

      • It could be fake.
        To me they look too perfectly like faces, I checked 18 screenfuls of this kind of orchids on a botanical orchid site and some were weird, yes, but none looked definitely like monkeys or faces – many could have been easily manipulated though… I am a basic skeptic in front of ‘amazing’ things.
        Since I so love plants I generally go online to find out more about what I see on blogs. I could be wrong… but…

      • I googled “monkey faced orchids” and I got many pictures of them and they all say they do exist and are not photoshopped….so now I’m confused…..

      • I googled the species name – if you google monkey faces that is what you get…

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