Haven’t posted for quite a long while, felt bad about that. Good thing I found these bunch of baby grasshoppers in our garden two Sunday mornings ago – and I just have to share them.
Butterflies are made beautiful mostly because of their wings. And it’s heartbreaking to see them ripped. It makes me wonder what causes these wings to be torn like that. Maybe someone tried to capture them… or too much flapping. Or … Continue reading
I found this group of weaver ants one morning carrying what seems to be a kind of fly or a bee, going up a tree. It is a common knowledge that ant can carry twenty times its body weight, so … Continue reading
Caught this in my viewfinder when I was shooting some mosses. I thought it’s just a leftover skin but it suddenly flew. It’s less than five millimeter in size; I think it’s a newly hatched mayfly.
Flesh fly of the family Sarcophagidae are similar in appearance to the house fly but are characterized by blackish stripes on the gray thorax. The abdomen has a light and dark gray checkerboard pattern and is often red at the … Continue reading
This is among the list of my favorite insects; the color and the pattern on its skin are just lovely. I usually find this kind of swallowtail caterpillar in a citrus plant like calamansi. What I particularly like about this … Continue reading
These animal photos were taken during my trip to Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia last year. I went to their wildlife park and a few were taken while I was just walking around. Related articles Ailsa’s Travel Theme: Animals (stephenkellycreative.wordpress.com) Travel Theme: … Continue reading
It was late in the afternoon when I found this moth, so I assumed it is a night-flying moth and belongs to the Noctuidae family. It’s more or less three centimeters in length and the body is in yellow-orange color … Continue reading
It gives me such pleasure whenever a nephew of mine excitedly run to me and report that they have found an insect. I’d like to think that somehow I have influenced them to appreciate and love this kind of species, … Continue reading
When I learned that mushrooms falls under the classification of fungus, I was awed… that’s just so unthinkable. What a fungus implies are bacteria, molds, yeast or anything that’s really icky. Though there are some mushrooms that have an icky … Continue reading