Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Miracles of Nature

A dew dropped spider's web







Shells we found by the Maury River





And this spectacular treasure that Joshua found on a walk with Tucker. An insect eaten Chinese lantern with the seed still enclosed in the fragile shell.



I am not including the photograph of the neon orange caterpillar that Joshua found on this same walk, as I do not want to lose our new readership. It was an amazing specimen and I immediately gave it a home on a twig in our living room. Imagine our horror when we awoke the next morning to find it covered in wriggling white parasites! Alas, I did not take a picture of it before the infestation, only after. It is rather repulsive. Ella would not approve of it on her blog.


1 comment:

  1. Great finds and beautiful pictures! Love the blog.

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