To Have or Not To Have a Beak

All the following low light pictures were snapped during a fairly hefty shower, late in the afternoon. Which is my sly way of saying, well, the picture quality stinks, but I’ll post them anyway. Earlier this week we had a brief visit from a German friend, with whom I had gone to school at the […]

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Tettigoniidic Growing Pains

One of the most entertaining insects to watch is a Red-eyed Devil. Devils are also known as greater arid-land katydids, which is a terribly boring name and these guys look anything but boring! They’re spiny and spiky, agil, quite large and decidedly agressive, they’re very green, beautifully patterned and they glare at you with their red devil […]

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