Incy Wincy

    Oxytate virens – elongated green crab spider   A rare encounter indeed! Another deadly harmless crab spider! 🙂 This little one was among some of the fresh lemon tree leaves I retrieved for the Swallowtail caterpillars this morning.   Ark.

CLIMATE CHANGE

Originally posted on CASSANDRIC:
FOR CHARLATANS AND YOUR BASIC … SIMPLETONS … In effect: it’s all the garbage you can guzzle. Hey, don’t mind me—I’m just an old dog who actually loves animals, so feast your eyes on this— —and for all that this gullible old dog knows, it might even be true too. But…

”War …. huh … what is it good for …

absolutely nothing ……making lots and lots of boodle. Old News but still relevant. This article was first published by Evolve Politics, posted on GR in April 2018. It is common knowledge that Theresa May’s husband Philip essentially acts as the unofficial advisor to the Prime Minister – a fact proven by the former Conservative MP for Chichester, … More ”War …. huh … what is it good for …

Applications of Phylogenetics in Medicine and Public Health

Originally posted on EvoGrad:
One of the most common charges levied against evolutionary biology is that it’s a useless science with no applications in the real world. If this was true it wouldn’t do anything to tarnish the validity of the evolutionary biology research, despite what many anti-evolutionists would have you believe. After all, the…

Seeing Red!

Amegilla bee at poppy Fledgling Black Collared Barbet looking down its beak at me! Citrus Swallowtail on Geranium. Bottle Brush Red For Danger! Brown Button Spider.   Wild Strawberry Bird in Blue Homegrown – when you’re hot, you’re hot.

Watch the birdy.

Hover over each image for identification. As a couple of folks were asking about the birds I had catalogued at our spot, here is a selection. There are a couple of absentees, due to the really poor quality of shot. Ark  

Watch the birdy

Mourning Dove in the Afternoon. Southern Bou Bou. Lousy shot, but such infrequent visitors are these birds (four times in fifteen years) that when I heard its distinctive monosyllabic call I was only too happy to get any sort of shot.   Ark