Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Deep in the thorn forest

It's been a long, slow spring. Finally, the bugs of summer are beginning to show themselves at the arboretum.

Under the kapok tree
In the thorn forest, under the kapok tree, there are tiny green creatures to be found.

green lynx spider
A little green lynx, as vivid as the leaf it's sitting on.

little mantid
It was here that I finally saw my first baby mantids of the season at the arboretum.

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