June 2011

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Revisiting the Mantidfly!

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26 June 2011
A short trip to get improved shots of the Mantidfly which I shot last month. Before the main subjects… found the usual little ones.#1 Net-wing beetle (Lycidae) that kept…
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The Macro Shoot That Turned into Something Else…

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24 June 2011
Made a quick night shoot with James and Uncle Lew to Mandai Track 15, as I struggled to carry my gear around in the day without a car. (sorry…
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Singapore Tarantula… why do they have such a bad reputation?

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17 June 2011
Tarantulas are arguably the largest spiders of them all. Often hairy, with large fangs, these spiders can live up to 15 years! No thanks to the numerous horror movies…
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Chasing the Mantidflies.. and a mozzie incident

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12 June 2011
One of the subjects that had been on my wish list, is a Mantidfly (Mantispidae). They are essentially net-winged insects or wasp-like flies with a Mantis appearance – it…
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The Beauty of Ladybird Mimicry

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10 June 2011
An exploratory night trip down the abandoned railway track off sunset way led to some interesting discoveries. The most notable was what seemed like a ladybird… with 8 legs!Ladybird…