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Yellow Belly

The last of the moth series- …a soft, fuzzy, underbelly… and then there’s that face… Advertisements

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Creamsicle Pi

You know you’re losing it when it’s getting late and you’re playing mind games with the moth head.  Look again – there is no “e” in this Pi!  

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Royal Red

…several more images of the Royal Walnut Moth from various angles… part tarantula?  check out those mandibles-part “Predator”?  part “Mothman“?

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Chance Encounter #9 – Royal Walnut Moth

Once again, I walked Chance the Dog on the Greenway at Lake Brandt (just off the Palmetto trail), when something bright red and 2 feet off the ground caught my eye.  I must say this was one of the most astounding creatures … Continue reading

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Pretty Ugly

Title warning – everything is in the eye of the beholder! Bright colors, sunlit, golden, pretty… Dark, gritty, slimy, ground-dwellers, ugly…   These were shot within 6 feet of each other.

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Insect Instinct?

Two years later, these winged creatures have come back to the same plant in the same location!  And, they’re still only as tiny as my pinky fingernail.  

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Upside Down

Enough said…

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A Wing-check and Cleanup

Finally, after much crawling around, I witness a wing-check by this contortionist. Fascinating, especially watching the beetle ensure the wings are safely tucked back in place. Always wash hands afterwards!

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Largest Number of Species

This is why I don’t care what the name of this beetle is or from what kingdom, phylum, class, order, family, genus, species (one of the enduring lists memorized from BFJHS 9th grade biology) it morphed: Having just watch an earlier episode of … Continue reading

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Throne

For this one moment in time, a little creature reigns over all.

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