Snapdragon is a popular garden plant known for its flowers ressembling a dragon’s head which opens and closes its mouth when laterally squeezed.
Now, when the flower dies, the seed pod transforms into something more macabre… The skull of the dead dragon! You don’t believe me? Look by yourself!
Here an Antirrhinum majus opening its mouth like a DRAGON:
And here the dry skulls… Sometimes looking like African masks, or even hatchetfish. Enjoy!
Images from Flickr: Ombrosoparacloucycle, froggieb, kath_bar, LaaJaala, Emiliano Boga, Karin Jones, Nex Ninek. Thank you to Tonydusixquatre for the tip!
Pretty creepy isn’t it? So if you liked this you might also want to learn more about strange creatures living in the deep oceans.