One in Adelphi, Maryland, one in Wildwood, Florida, one at the US National Arboretum with a grandfatherly interest in many more around the DC area (unless noted, pictures are taken the day of post)
Friday, September 24, 2010
The cricket begged, but Nathan was strong and merciless
The mantis was merciless too but her attack lacked accuracy; she lunged and missed. Nathan's finger paid the price. The cricket escaped in the confusion and lodged in a leaf axil. the mantis turned menacingly towards her potential prey. Outcome unknown. We had work to do.