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Ginnie Springs, Part 05: A Rather Large Tipulidae Crane Fly

Male cranefly, family Tipulidae (Identification Pending), photographed in Gilchrist county, Florida (12 April 2014).

Another short post for today… Here we see a male crane fly of Family Tipulidae perched atop a flooded palmetto just above the waterline. 145 more words

Florida

Venus as a Boy

If you haven’t heard yet about the female insects found to have penis-like genitals, then you might be living under a rock.

If it’s a rock that is found in a Brazilian cave, come on out of there and start searching for these sex-reversed female… 493 more words

Invertebrates

David Cameron stung by jellyfish

This video is called Vicious Beauties – The Secret World Of The Jelly Fish.

From daily The Independent in Britain:

David Cameron stung by jellyfish…

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Environment

Ginnie Springs, Part 04: A Really Cool Snail! [Updated 18 April 2014!]

Identification Pending, photographed in Gilchrist county, Florida (12 April 2014).

We have a couple of short posts coming up on Dust Tracks consisting of unidentified organisms. 292 more words

Florida

Why No Abalone Diving/Picking Before 8:00 a.m.?

Question: Why are abalone divers and pickers now required to wait until 8:00 a.m. to begin? Can divers still go spear fishing at the normal legal start time or take early morning photos, then switch over to abalone diving at 8 a.m.? 866 more words

Regulations

British butterflies early this spring

This video from Britain is called Wildlife in our garden.

From Wildlife Extra:

Butterflies have had an early spring into action

Small tortoiseshells not only came out of hibernation a couple of weeks early, they were also seen in incredible numbers compared to previous years…

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Environment