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A Photoshoot With a Leaf Insect

When we think about it, everyone does everything for survival. Job, family, house, car, food .. those are just facts that ensure the survival. Those may provide comfort happiness and anything else, but when you think about it, it is just all about survival. Maslow’s hierarchy of needs explains this well.  Nature has always had everything perfectly balanced in a complex system. Nature’s designer must have an ultra super brain to be able to plan everything from a tiny bacteria to a huge elephant’s organism perfectly. Today I had the chance to take some pictures of a leaf insect and Read more…


Greeny Visitor with Fake Eyes

Can you see how cute this worm is? yes a bunch of them attacked my Crape Jasmine plant by eating al the leaves. But still who can hate them? I heard these worms are called Tomato Worms. They are a type of caterpillars who will later turn into moths. Tomato worms, or commonly called as hornworms with the scientific name manduca quinquemaculata, are a type of caterpillars. It’s named due to its tail that similarly appears horn. They’re one of the largest caterpillars extending up to 4 inches long. Read more about their life cycle here. ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]