Butterfly and Bonus Ant, March 20, 2020

Butterfly 24

Please note the prominent proboscis above and below. It’s exactly like a straw in a milkshake. Butterflies taken in nectar one sip at a time. Order Lepidoptera.

Butterfly 19

Below we have a trusty ant, a social insect from Order Hymenoptera.

Blossom with ant

Finally I give you our little friend for the day in black and white.

Butterfly 13 bw

Butterfly, Bonus Ant and Bee, January 23, 2020

It may be fuzzy, but I think it’s cool- butterfly in flight, August 29, 2019Butterfly in flightButterfly 1

Ant 2Hornet 1

Cee’s FOTD Challenge: September 6, 2019

FOTD 3Ant 2How many ants do you see?

#Cee’s Flower of the Day Challenge #FOTD

Size Matters: Weekly Prompts Photo Challenge

Blossom with antCan you see the ant? This is my submission to Weekly Prompts Photo Challenge, Size maters. While very tiny, the physical strength of ants is the stuff of which legends are made. Along with other social insects such as honeybees, these creatures exemplify the benefits of cooperative behavior.

#Weekly Prompts Photo Challenge #Size matters