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Firefly Larva – The Night Flashers

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20 April 2012
The rainy season is here again, and I couldn’t get the thought of glow-in-the-dark mushrooms out of my head. When trudging through the nature reserves at night, I would…
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UV Fluorescence in Millipedes and Scorpions

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14 April 2012
Up til this shoot, I had always assumed that scorpions were the only creatures that fluoresced under Ultra Violet (UV) light. While testing my new uber powerful UV torch…
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Beautiful Lacewings

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8 April 2012
Green Lacewings (Chrysopidae) fly in a slow, somewhat hovering manner. At flight, most would dismiss them as any other random fly. Looking up close at them would prove otherwise. #1…
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The Tiny, Tiny Water Boatmen

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30 March 2012
The Water Boatman (Notonectidae) is also known as a backswimmer, precisely because they swim upside down on their backs. These tiny swimmers are not often noticed, as they swim…
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Marvelling at the Eyes of a Jumping Spider

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23 March 2012
The Jumping Spider’s (Salticidae) anterior median eyes are one of the largest amongst all other spiders, possibly with the exception of the Ogre-Faced Spider. However, if we were to…