Our challenge this week is to share something ornate – “where it’s clear that the creators pulled no stops and went all out.” Okay, so how about something brought to you by the ultimate creator?
When I’m scuba diving, I find myself intrigued by the ornate structure of the many different coral species I see. Here’s a shot from our recent trip to the Cayman Islands. This brain coral is actually a living colony of tiny sea creatures – individual polyps that spend their lives cemented together into an ornate neighborhood. Their bodies are the building blocks for the ocean’s reef systems. Can you see here how this particular coral got its name?
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