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Coral can be amazing. You might think they are just plants, but really, they are animals.

Coral can be scary because you can get lost in it. 150 more words


Photography: Capsid bug

Capsid bug, Farthing Downs, July 2015

My love affair with these bugs continues, mainly because they appear so often and they’re straightforward to identify. Not that I know which capsid bug this is.


Beautiful caterpillar on Vlieland island

This video is about a caterpillar of the Acronicta aceris moth species.

Warden Anke Bruin reports that an Acronicta aceris, or sycamore moth, caterpillar was recently found on wood on… 61 more words


VLB Adult

In less than a decade, the invasive Viburnum Leaf Beetle (Pyrrhalta viburni) has spread throughout most of New York State. They devour the leaves of viburnum species, key understory plants of our woodlands; a couple years infestation can kill the plant. 47 more words


Pop-up laboratory puts invertebrates under the microscope

Members of the public recently got a chance to work with real-life lab equipment when they participated in Wellington’s first Open Lab.

DOC Ranger, Amy Brasch, writes… 389 more words

Native Animals

IC365 Week 30 - Masquerade

July 20 – 26

Another week but this one quite an odd one where the height of summer seems to have been replaced by October’s weather. 1,175 more words

Bonaire national park saved from 'developers'

This video says about itself:

SSE Bonaire 4 (The Dance Of The Coral Reef)

6 August 2014

Filming some of my favorite reef animals in…

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