Source: Butterfly body language Butterflies in the family Pieridae (Whites, Sulphurs, Yellows) have evolved a very specific piece of behaviour, or body language, called the mate refusal posture: the wings of … Continue Reading Butterfly body language
Source: Common but extremely beautiful: The small tortoiseshell
Source: Decomposition of a mole
Source: Canoodling bee-grabbers
Source: Chasing leopards by the falls!
Source: Wild at heart: the Giant honey bee
Source: Hitching a ride on a giant wasp
Source: Ant-attended aphids
Source: A trick of the tail!
Source: Black-rimmed snout hoverfly: the Heineken Fly!
Source: Oak apple galls
Source: Stabilmenta: spider’s web decorations
Source: Bright iridescent patches are honest signals!
Source: Red Admirals – European migrants
I always enjoy seeing bombyliids (bee-flies). They sound like little helicopters, hovering and buzzing about, and their furry appearance gives them a certain cuteness. They are flies pretending to … … Continue Reading Bee-flies: the dipteran narwhals
I came across these termites moving along a water pipe on the Gully Trail at Wat Tham Pha Plong, Doi Chiang Dao, northern Thailand. The pipes provide water for the … Continue Reading Termites on a trail