October 2010

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Observing the Micromovements of Bugs

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31 October 2010
Was shooting the pupae of a Nolid Moth, also known affectionately as Big Head Cat to the shooters at Admiralty Park, when I noticed that the head’s shape changes…
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World’s Largest Jumping Spider? Perhaps…

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24 October 2010
Spotted a Heavy Jumper (Hyllus diardii) on this trip, which was around twice the size of a usual jumping spider. These jumpers can grow to 10-15mm, and extremely hairy….
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Weevils are not Evil!

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23 October 2010
Back at Mandai Track 15 again, and I found a big orange weevil (looks like a micro-version of an ant-eater). Many a time, these weevils had let go of…
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Gems of Mandai

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16 October 2010
Mandai Track 15 is a popular mountain biking trail and pretty well conserved. You won’t see workers slashing the plants as they grow too dense, like in Admiralty Park….
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The Fastest Running Land Animal on Earth

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2 October 2010
I was invited by Lance to visit this spot claimed to be full of Tiger Beetles. True enough, it was an amazing sight to have over 7 Tiger Beetles…