Year: 2010

Journal

The Courtship of Tiger Beetles

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2 December 2010
Went flat on the floor in hunt for tiger beetles! This post will feature the Tiger Beetle (Cicindela aurulenta). Tiger beetles are the fastest land running animals on earth….
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Male? Female? or BOTH??

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2 December 2010
A hermaphrodite is both male and female – it possesses both male and female reproductive organs. Today’s main subjects are hermaphrodites, illustrated with a brief courtship and mating sequence….
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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…