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Cribellate Spiders, and Some More Thoughts on that Mysterious Thing from Peru

Photos of this intricate silken structure, to which I shared my immediate reactions┬áhere,┬áhave been spread around sufficiently that it’s pretty clear nobody (at least nobody with access to the internet) knows what made it. I did have another thought or … Continue reading

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Kleptoparasite

This morning was a good time for insect photography–it was chilly enough that a lot of things that normally would have jumped, flown, or scurried away were sluggish enough that they let me get my lens right in their faces … Continue reading

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