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Portrait of a Jumping Spider

Gotta love those spiders. We recently saw an adorable jumping spider (aren't all jumping spiders adorable?) huddled or cuddled (your preference)...

Look closely and you'll see a jumping spider huddled in the petals of this yellow rose. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Look closely and you'll see a jumping spider huddled in the petals of this yellow rose. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Look closely and you'll see a jumping spider huddled in the petals of this yellow rose. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Hi, there! A jumping spider peers at the photographer. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Hi, there! A jumping spider peers at the photographer. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Hi, there! A jumping spider peers at the photographer. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Close-up of the jumping spider. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Close-up of the jumping spider. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Close-up of the jumping spider. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

'Bye, bye! See ya later.' The jumping spider heads to another site. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
'Bye, bye! See ya later.' The jumping spider heads to another site. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

'Bye, bye! See ya later.' The jumping spider heads to another site. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, October 19, 2021 at 3:00 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

This Katydid Did

The katydid, as green as the leaves around it, is feeding on a yellow rose. It is paying no attention to the circling honey bees. The bees want...

Honey bees circle  a fork-tailed bush katydid feeding on a yellow rose. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Honey bees circle a fork-tailed bush katydid feeding on a yellow rose. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bees circle a fork-tailed bush katydid feeding on a yellow rose. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Close-up of the fork-tailed bush katydid. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Close-up of the fork-tailed bush katydid. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Close-up of the fork-tailed bush katydid. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Dorsal view of the fork-tailed bush katydid feeding on a yellow rose. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Dorsal view of the fork-tailed bush katydid feeding on a yellow rose. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Dorsal view of the fork-tailed bush katydid feeding on a yellow rose. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Fork-tailed bush katydid seems to be saying
Fork-tailed bush katydid seems to be saying "This bud's for me."(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Fork-tailed bush katydid seems to be saying "This bud's for me."(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Eye-to-eye with a fork-tailed bush katydid. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Eye-to-eye with a fork-tailed bush katydid. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Eye-to-eye with a fork-tailed bush katydid.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Oops! Check out the frass. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Oops! Check out the frass. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Oops! Check out the frass. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at 5:25 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Do 'Cats Eat Other 'Cats? Do Larva Eat Other Larva?

It's a dog-eat-dog world out there. It's also a 'cat-eat-'cat world, that is, when a caterpillar eats another caterpillar. Or in this case, when...

A lady beetle larva attacking and eating a syrphid fly larva. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A lady beetle larva attacking and eating a syrphid fly larva. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A lady beetle larva attacking and eating a syrphid fly larva. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The lady beetle larva (first photo) grew to an adult like this one. This is an Asian lady beetle. Regarding cannibalism, monarch caterpillars can and do eat one another. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The lady beetle larva (first photo) grew to an adult like this one. This is an Asian lady beetle. Regarding cannibalism, monarch caterpillars can and do eat one another. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The lady beetle larva (first photo) grew to an adult like this one. This is an Asian lady beetle. Regarding cannibalism, monarch caterpillars can and do eat one another. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, June 5, 2017 at 4:54 PM

Stop and Smell the Roses...

Stop and smell the roses. Yes, we should all do that. We should take time out of our busy schedules to appreciate the beauty of nature, the beauty...

A jumping spider peers out between the petals of a yellow rose. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A jumping spider peers out between the petals of a yellow rose. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A jumping spider peers out between the petals of a yellow rose. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee forages on a yellow rose. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A honey bee forages on a yellow rose. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee forages on a yellow rose. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, October 26, 2015 at 4:43 PM

Stop and Smell the Roses! (And Watch for Jumping Spiders!)

"Stop and smell the roses!" It's a good way to savor the moment, of living in the present instead of the past or future. We delight in the aroma of...

A jumping spider, nestled in the petals of a yellow rose,
A jumping spider, nestled in the petals of a yellow rose, "Sparkle and Shine," looks at the photographer. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A jumping spider, nestled in the petals of a yellow rose, "Sparkle and Shine," looks at the photographer. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at 10:01 PM

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