I can’t remember ever seeing a creature like this before. If it is a wasp, I’ve never seen one with these markings. It took a nap on my fern for so long I feared it was dead, but when I came out again, it had flown away.
For the Top of the Squares Challenge
I was having so many problems sending these last night but everything is going smoothly today, so here are the rest of the photos I wanted to publish then. After viewing the below photos, Go HERE to see what I did publish. As always, click on photos to enlarge.
Guardian angel of bugs?
I found this fellow just outside my gate. He was about an inch and a half long. I’ve seen them here before but I can’t remember the name. Rotated one turn to the right, it looks like an African mask.
For Cee’s B&W Challenge, Small Subjects.
It’s that time of year when flying termites descend by the thousands, chew off their wings and go in search of delicious wood to munch. These fellas thankfully got caught in a huge rainstorm that lasted for hours, pinning them by their wings. I woke up to drifts of them in places like these steps up to the garage. Kinda ghastly, but definitely oddball.
This strange walking stick insect found its way to the top of the hat of the woman walking next to me in the Amazon rain forest. I love his almost human stance.