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Spiders of Madagascar

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9 June 2018
In June 2018 I led a week-long bug-hunting adventure to Madagascar, and managed to document over 20 families of spiders. This post serves as…
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Madagascar 2018 Checklist

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6 June 2018
A group of participants from BugShot Mozambique 2018 extended their trip with me to Madagascar for a macro-centric journey from 30 May to 6…
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Mozambique BugShot 2018 Checklist

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30 May 2018
BugShot Mozambique 2018 left behind many memories. From the constant warnings of lions that wanted to eat us, the vastness of the African savannah,…
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Borneo Bootcamp 2017 – Tawau Hills Park Day 4

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19 July 2017
On our last day in Tawau, we made our pilgrimage up to the world's (once) tallest tropical tree. Well, it was still the world's tallest until 2016 when researchers found several taller trees in Maliau Basin and Danum Valley.
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Borneo Bootcamp 2017 – Tawau Hills Park Day 3

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18 July 2017
We experienced a bit of a slowdown due to the rain on day 2, but day 3 was filled with exceptional finds from giant beetles to lantern bugs to tarantulas and even spiders new to science!
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Borneo Bootcamp 2017 – Tawau Hills Park Day 2

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17 July 2017
Day 2 of Borneo Bootcamp started early, with most of our long-distance visitors experiencing jet-lag. We had a very good morning with lots of exciting finds, but were contained to the cabins at night due to the rain. Nevertheless, still an exceptional day in Borneo!
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Borneo Bootcamp 2017 – Tawau Hills Park Day 1

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16 July 2017
Finally got down to photo-journaling this year's Borneo Bootcamp! This year's bootcamp was quite different, with it held across 2 different locations in Borneo and over 8 days. It was also announced pretty late with less than 2 months before the actual workshop. Nevertheless, we had a very fruitful adventure with participants from 9 different countries -- all crazy about bugs and spiders!
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Spider Photo Exhibition at Senckenberg Natural History Museum

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14 July 2016
From 15th July 2016 to 8th January 2017, I will have a gallery of spider photos exhibited at the Senckenberg Natural History Museum in…
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Night Macro Workshop at Pulau Ubin

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28 May 2016
The first Night Macro Workshop at Pulau Ubin has concluded with a maximum turnout! This would not have been possible without the help of…
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Maliau Basin – The Lost World of Borneo

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20 March 2016
For the longest time, I had been wanting to visit the Lost World of Borneo. Maliau Basin is one of Borneo’s least-travelled gems due…
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50 Tiny Creatures You Never Looked Up Close In the Amazon

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19 August 2015
More from the Peruvian Amazon Tortoise Orb Weavers Thorn Orb Weavers Roly Poly Orb Weavers Jewel Caterpillar Spider Faces 50 Tiny Creatures Many tourists, explorers and researchers visit the Amazon’s unspoilt…
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Faces of 20 Spider Families from the Peruvian Amazon

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18 August 2015
More from the Peruvian Amazon Tortoise Orb Weavers Thorn Orb Weavers Roly Poly Orb Weavers Jewel Caterpillar Spider Faces 50 Tiny Creatures From my recent week-long stay in the Peruvian Amazon,…
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Peruvian Amazon’s Jewel Caterpillar: The Forest Nudibranch

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17 August 2015
More from the Peruvian Amazon Tortoise Orb Weavers Thorn Orb Weavers Roly Poly Orb Weavers Jewel Caterpillar Spider Faces 50 Tiny Creatures There were many fascinating finds during my week-long stay…
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Peruvian Amazon’s Roly Poly Spider and Other Exotic Orb Weavers

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16 August 2015
More from the Peruvian Amazon Tortoise Orb Weavers Thorn Orb Weavers Roly Poly Orb Weavers Jewel Caterpillar Spider Faces 50 Tiny Creatures In the last 2 nights of my trip to…
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Peruvian Amazon’s Thorned Heart and Other Thorn Orb Weavers

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15 August 2015
More from the Peruvian Amazon Tortoise Orb Weavers Thorn Orb Weavers Roly Poly Orb Weavers Jewel Caterpillar Spider Faces 50 Tiny Creatures In my recent week-long adventure into the Peruvian Amazon…
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Adorable Tortoise Orb Weavers from the Amazon

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14 August 2015
More from the Peruvian Amazon Tortoise Orb Weavers Thorn Orb Weavers Roly Poly Orb Weavers Jewel Caterpillar Spider Faces 50 Tiny Creatures Earlier this year, I was invited by Rainforest Expeditions…
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