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The Orchid-Mimic Spider

The Orchid-Mimic Spider

Marty’s photo of the day #1763: It’s “CC, HP: ESC Month,” featuring photos and excerpts from my first book, Cool Creatures, Hot Planet: Exploring the Seven Continents. Today’s photo is from the Amazon Rainforest. This is an orchid-mimic spider, which we found inside the flower of a white orchid. It’s quite possible that I was […]

Aussie Fangs-O-Death

Aussie Fangs-O-Death

Marty’s photo of the day #1726: It’s Australia Week. I’m finding it harder and harder to come up with photos from Australia that I haven’t posted before, but I think I found some good ones for this week. This is an Aussie Fangs-O-Death, which is a close relative of the Belizean Fangs-O-Death. At least those […]

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