November 2010

Journal

The Deadly Assassin

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27 November 2010
There are many species of assassin bugs, but all are characterized by their swift and deadly killing action on their prey. They would typically sport a long proboscis used…
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The Dairy Farm Discoveries

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21 November 2010
Back to the Dairy Farm Nature Park early in the morning! Many early joggers and strollers, but most would probably not see what I see in the micro world….
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Nocturnal Creatures of Mandai

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16 November 2010
A rainy night adventure into Mandai, and we chanced upon one of the largest longhorn beetles I’ve ever seen! The Long-Horned Beetle (Batocera rubus) is a pest to many…
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Wagler’s Pit Viper spotted!

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14 November 2010
I was trudging up to Wallace Trail at the Dairy Farm Park when I noticed an odd colouration in the bushes. It looked like a super long caterpillar (who…
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Final Visits to Mandai Orchid Garden

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6 November 2010
The Mandai Orchid Garden lease would be up in 2011. We’re not sure if it would still be around after that, so the Macromaniacs made this place their latest…