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Madagascar: Paying Attention to the Little Things

Walking through the jungle in Madagascar in search of lemurs, it’s easy to overlook the little things…and trample them underfoot.  Bugs, tiny plants, lizards.  There are upwards of 100,000 species of insects in Madagascar.  We didn’t see the long-necked giraffe … Continue reading

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Macro Photography: Grasshopper After Rainstorm

Check out these macro photos of a grasshopper (or, as my daughter felt was more appropriate, “locust” – it was a good 3 inches long!) that was perched outside out front door.  If you look close, you can see little … Continue reading

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Photo: Bug Eats Millipede

I snapped this interesting photo the other day as I was experimenting with some screw-in macro lenses I had gotten in the mail.  Here in Namibia, there are millions of millipedes coiled up under rocks, soil, everyplace you dig.  So … Continue reading

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