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Writing-on-Stone Hoppers

Continuing on my September southern Alberta tour, with some of the grasshoppers I found at Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park.   The go-to man for grasshopper knowledge in Alberta is Dan Johnson, and he helped ID most of the photos I’m […]

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The Bug from Áísínai’pi

Chance favours the prepared photographer… During my Fall field trip I spent a few days at Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park (aka: the Áísínai’pi National Historic Site), one of my favourite (off-season) prairie parks to visit. Besides […]

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A Spotty White Tiger Moth

This was a surprising find, glimmering under a shaded rock ledge, in the rubble beneath a badlands cliff in Dinosaur Provincial Park, Alberta. Hardly inconspicuous, this is the Many-spotted Tiger Moth (Hypercompe permaculata), a moth of the […]

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