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Meloe niger. Kirby, 1837

Continuing with gallery updates, this time the popular oil (or  ‘blister’) beetle, Meloe niger, which I have written about before at The Black Oil Beetle. The strange appearance and  life cycle of this insect makes it a popular hit […]

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Golden but Rusty

I had the pleasure of joining a butterfly count in Dry Island Buffalo Jump this last Sunday, under the wing of botanist Charles Bird, a great naturalist of this area. A group situation is not […]

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