Well, the sidewalk, too. And from the other side. Crickets, look out. Oh, see that shadow? The world is burning away, but the sun has made it through the smoke today.
How cool is that! Or, rather, how hot. A first for me. It appeared to be looking for a nesting site.
She moved this thing across the log like a long distance weightlifter. Sugar Lake Great for the wasp. Bad news for the grub. It looks like it’s going to be the incubation […]
Little guy. Big guy. Don’t be fooled. These critters get close to 5 centimetres long. They are extremely curious, and when spooked will immediately return to keep their two big eyes on […]
The bug from my shed has a name and a story. It’s a masked hunter. It picks up dust bunnies and carries them around. No lie. Read about it here. Thanks to all […]
It’s flat, it’s hairy, it’s about a centimetre long. It’s not very fast. I saw one three years ago. It died. I wish this one would leave my tarp and go somewhere […]
She’s beautiful, isn’t she. Hiding out in the clover and all the grass stalks and the knapweed tangles and all. Preying Mantis in the Weeds She had a friend with her, but […]
And I mean unusual. Look at those wings! Very beautiful! He’d blend in with the bunchgrass perfectly. Perching sideways also works. And with such a versatile and stable design, even upside down […]
I went up onto Turtle mountain today, to explore an ancient stone eagle. And who did I find? Preying Mantis, Turtle Mountain Sculptural Assemblage She’s half the size of […]