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Playing in the Sand

I took a day-trip to the Halfmoon Lake Natural Area last week, a lovely bright sky day without too much heat. The early and coolest part of the walk was not great for bug photography, […]

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Pterostichus with prey.

This ground beetle¬†was startled when I first leaned in to photograph it, but did not let go of its prey when it scurried off! Both the larvae and the adults in this genus are predacious, […]

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Runner on the Sand

When walking along the sandy tracks in the Opal Natural Area, my eyes are usually scanning the ground on the lookout for the many bugs that favor this habitat. Tiger beetles, spider hunting wasps, and […]

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