Praying mantis devouring Monarch caterpillar. Image: Su Leslie, 2017
Now this was a surprise! I’ve always thought of praying mantises (manti?) as kind of cute. Until I saw this one enjoying lunch.
Daily Post Photo Challenge | Surprise
Seldom seen in my garden, a tiny ladybird on a lemon tree. Photo: Su Leslie, 2014
Ailsa’s Travel Theme this week is “tiny.” Here are a few shot of little things that have caught my eye.
A small car anyway, these toy BMW Isetta’s are truly tiny. Photo: Su Leslie, 2015
A tiny, inverted world reflected in a randrop. Photo: Su Leslie, 2014
Seen on a Munich street, a tiny garden on the back of a small truck. Photo: Su Leslie, 2015
Small insect, small flowers. A tiny part of the food chain. Photo: Su Leslie, 2015
Cicada moult; tiny anyway, and even smaller against its shadow. Photo: Su Leslie, 2015
It’s cicada season, and my garden is slowly filling with the exoskeletons of newly emerged adult cicadas. Photo: Su Leslie, 2015
I’m hoping that 2015 will be an emergent year for me, though I don’t expect to leave behind such a complete shell of my past.