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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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Gruesome Vid: Mantis vs. Spider

This weekend, I opened the garage when a scurrying something caught my eye.  A 1 1/2 inch praying mantis running for cover but inadvertently volunteering to become the subject for my next video.  So here’s what a praying mantis does … Continue reading

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Macro [micro] Photography – Spider

Since the unhappy theft of my camera and laptop, I’ve been relatively silent on the blog as there’s not a whole lot of photo/video action to write about. But I’m still enjoying the digital microscope I got recently from the … Continue reading

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Photo Contest Honorable Mention

This month’s category in the Afrikaans-language Die Republikein (published here in Namibia) was macro, so I thought I’d give it a try and got an honorable mention for this photo: Now I know what you’re thinking – I was thinking … Continue reading

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Spider: 3 Views

I happened to catch this interesting spider on a glass door, and snapped a couple of different photos.  I believe it’s Selenopidae, or the wall crab spider.  Because it’s so flat, depth of field/focus issues are not as much a … Continue reading

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