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A Peek Into the Past - Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum

Last week, Itchyfingers were among some of those who were invited to a special preview of the new Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum prior to its official opening today, 28 April, in appreciation of our little contribution. 1,377 more words

Uniquely Singapore

Bizarre Caterpillar

By Nadia Drake

Deep in the Peruvian Amazon, an odd-looking caterpillar is doing its best to look like just another rain forest twig. But its four long tentacles are coiled, ready to respond to the first sign of danger. 521 more words



Like one bug on the wall said to the other: “Sorry I’m late. Got caught up in a web.”


Killer Bees

I had noticed one bee buzzing around the outdoor cabinets on my deck.  I opened the cabinet, but only the start of a paper wasp nest.  627 more words


What's the Sparrow Watching?

I was out taking photos early this evening. Being a cool Michigan day, I did not see a lot of wildlife moving around. So, I decided to spend time photographing the various birds that come to my feeder on a daily basis. 146 more words

Personal Blog

Checking in on the Dallas Caterpillars

The caterpillars that hatched all over our trees have now started their transformations.  I watched as this little guy built his cocoon on our gate. 18 more words


The Little Things In Life

For this month’s theme we are talking about one of my favorite types of photographs….macro! Macro photography is basically the magnification of smaller objects. It is most commonly used when you see pictures of bugs and flowers. 224 more words