Creepy Crawlies!

Discussion in 'The Darkroom' started by troy, May 26, 2018.

  1. troy

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    My Mom's last Monarch of the season. On my Dad's and nephew's hands.
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  2. troy

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    Katydid
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  3. Well, shoot. I didn't get my new camera until after we'd been clearing out stuff in our unfinished basement.
    I'd found a couple of dead Daddy Long-legs covered in some kind of white fungus.
    They looked like ghosts. Not crawly any more, but certainly creepier.
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    It seems that they are quite common, if you google for images of daddy long-legs white fungus.
     
  4. DoctorShavegood

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    It looks like a flying roach. When they take off it always flies straight toward head.
     
  5. Was visiting one of the parks along the monarch migration route. So many monarch butterflies I couldn’t get them all in frame.

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  6. troy

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    Great shots! That would be so cool to see so many at once!
     
  7. Was really awesome actually. I had no idea they would all be there so I only had my phone to take pics with.
     
  8. troy

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    At least the average cell phone is a pretty decent camera these days, but yeah I know how it feels to have such a great opportunity without your real kit.
     
  9. This was on my datil pepper plant this week.

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  10. troy

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  11. oc_in_fw

    oc_in_fw Contributor

    Plant milkweed- they may visit you.
     
  12. troy

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    My mom has milkweed and a few butterfly friendly flowers, and lives just a few blocks over. She gets a few more than I get, but never anything like that. She does get a fair amount of caterpillars though. I may put some out next year and see what happens.
     
  13. One of many butterflies at the zoo. (Calgary, AB)[​IMG]

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  14. troy

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    Nice!
     
  15. troy

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    How would you like to come to my place for dinner and meet my family?
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  16. troy

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    More Yellow Jackets
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  17. Killer shots as usual, @troy.

    This landed on my arm while gardening, and immediately took a dump.

    Notice the defensive markings make it appear to be the face of a larger creature.

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  18. troy

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    Thanks! Cool pic, it looks like the eyes on a Jack-o'-lantern!
     

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