These creatures were created for freedom; to run wild! And only from a distance, to be admired.
No sooner is spring sprung and so are the frogs! They usually croak at night from 10:00 p.m until 2:00 a.m. At first I used to collect them in a bucket and put them over the wall, hoping they would head on over to the vlei (stream) behind my house. My efforts were futile. These... Continue Reading →
What attracted me to these insects was the strange 'stuff' attached to their feet, and as they moved very quickly little bubbles were produced around the feet. They look like spiders but they are insects from the family called Gerridae. They do not bite or sting! They are found where there is water with a... Continue Reading →
I am increasingly fascinated with little creatures, and this happened a few years ago when I started with flower macro photography. I often found bugs on the flowers, and this lead me to 'bug hunting'. I am fortunate to have a generous garden that is home to an array of little creatures. A week ago... Continue Reading →