April 2011

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The World of Ant-Mimicry

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30 April 2011
From my field trip observations, the ant has been one of the most mimicked species, and many really do a good job at the mimicry. Insects mimic ants for…
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The Tiny Boxer Mantis

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24 April 2011
Encountered my first Boxer Mantis (Otomantis sp.) today! This tiny little fella was less than 1cm in length with the abdomen curled back at an acute angle, sometimes to…
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The Ogre-Faced Spider

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22 April 2011
This spider had been on my mind for quite a while as I saw more people posting shots of it. The Net-Casting Spider, or Ogre-Faced Spider (Deinopidae) attained it’s…
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Conversation between 2 Fungus Weevils

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17 April 2011
Been wanting to shoot at Venus Drive again and we started to camp at the “Sigma Tree”. It was only called the Sigma Tree because one of us had…
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Portia – The Intelligent Hunter

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16 April 2011
The Portia is a Jumping Spider. It stands apart from the rest with it’s ability to learn and resolve problems in the process. When used in it’s hunting tactics,…