Long Horned Beetle
Fire Tailed Resin Bee
Extremely harmless Scorpion Spider (Platyoides walteri) – even to Scottie and Nan.
These butterflies have a Summer(wet) and a Winter (dry) form. First one I have seen this season.
Tiny Lappet Moth caterpillar. Rescued from one of the cats, it is now safely in a container next to the Citrus Swallowtail caterpillars.
Yellow Crab Spider on Gazania.
We look as if we are going to get a bumper flowering of Cosmos this summer so I hope this is a good sign we’ll see the return of an abundance of crab spiders.
Hadeda Ibis takes a turn around the valley.
From a distance these birds always remind of pterodactyls. Jurassic World anybody?
Seemingly oblivious to any feelings of dampness, Meeka dangles her tail in the pond. Maybe she was trying out a new form of fishing?
As the sun goes down.