Day six. The kitten has begun plotting my demise.
My daughter's first time meeting a kitten. We're in trouble.
Nine years later
A yellow garden spider showing her best Halloween pose
Followed a large web to a curled-up leaf. Stuck a flash in. Met the homeowner.
The rare, glorious unibrow crab spider
Watching over the family
Found someone admiring our marigolds
Woodlouse vs. funnel web spider, or the importance of armor
A spider remembering to eat her greens
Neither of them can read, but it doesn't stop their nightly routine.
🔥 A praying mantis decided to hop onto my flash during a shoot and model its claws
You idiot - those are their stunt doubles.
They heard a noise.
🔥 A jewel-green sweat bee 🔥
A jumping spider... sucking on its leg?
The goldenrod spider showing off how well her camouflage works when in her namesake
Things that were safe before a kitten #254: putting on pants
Finally caught the demise of a fly.
[TTM] Stanhopea Wardii (orchid)
About the size of a a thumbnail. Found in Western Massachusetts. Winged, I think.
A bee after the rain
🔥 A close look at mushrooms reproducing
Found this beauty under a blade of grass
🔥 A giant spider climbing a hill of skulls 🔥
Pretty sure the wine's gone bad.
First shot of the morning
Luna dreams of being an astronaut. Here she is in her rocketship.
A hummingbird moth mid-drink
Sharing her catch with pride
Dinner time on the web
ID? Western Mass, maybe an orb weaver? Was not in her web when found.
A praying mantis decided to hop onto my flash during a shoot. I give you: blue steel.
🔥 An Agelenidae spider emerging from a dew-covered funnel with a candy-striped leafhopper in her mandibles 🔥
Her trap is set
The rare Wilfordus Brimleyus jumping spider.
Seconds before attack from the Doll Crib of Doom
Sometimes pollen just doesn't taste meaty enough.
Whiskers in the sun
A nursery web spider eating a crab spider's leg. But wait. There's more.
ID and reason for cloudy eyes? Small snake in Western Mass
A glowing glasswing butterfly