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Bald-faced hornet (Dolichovespula maculata) cutting away at the black locust hand-rails at the Native Plant Garden at NYBG.Look at those mandibles! Several hundred workers in a colony will build up those… 33 more words



Daddy-, or Granddaddy-longlegs… but wait a minute. There are only six legs here. The Opiliones order of harvestman are related to spiders and have eight legs. 123 more words



A young Snapping Turtle (Chelydra serpentina) tests the air. Neither a wizened old warrior the size of a European subcompact nor a silver dollar-sized baby, this one was about 4″ long.


Damsels & Dragons

The Blue-fronted Dancer (Argia apicalis). One and half inches long, found along the Bronx River and further away on woodland paths. I’m getting better at distinguished these wee things, which means getting closer with lens of varying sorts. 298 more words


Rediscovering New York: Basking In Flowers And Sunshine At The Botanical Gardens

It was a beautiful summer day and the City wasn’t going to cut it. I needed green grass and flowers and a change of scenery. Enter the… 130 more words


Macro Photography : Sincere by letiand

Waterlily took at New York Botanical Garden. I set vibrance to -100 in lightroom :-)


Yankees Game & New York Botanical Garden

we had pretty good seats for the game. although we were up on the top balcony (third floor), we had the first and second seats of the very first row. 158 more words