because the world is full of wonder
Creatures that crawl and weave and creep as they inhabit the cracks between our lives.
daddy long legs,
Behind the coffee, behind the kettle a long legged hunter lurks.
Wet, windy, sticky day but decaying logs become restaurants for bugs.
Garden orb weaver spiders are prolific offering a great way to observe spider behaviour.
elephant hawk moth,
Cocoons carry a promise, a hint of the beauty and wonder to appear.
A mother is mesmerised by her daughter mesmerised by a ladybird.
Copper in the UK is spare change, not to be confused with the butterfly!
Is it a wasp? Is it a bee? Is it trying to be something it’s not?
Flying ants – the seeds of the colony – take off to start afresh.
Seemingly random, ants are purposeful creatures with endless endurance.
It takes a keen naturalist eye to notice the difference between butterflies.
common red soldier beetle,
Deep in the long grass is another world full of drama and sex.
Attracting all manner of insect life lavender witnesses great drama.
Get among the plants to notice the smallest creatures in the garden.
We love our first contribution to kidsMM by Liam, aged eight, from Australia.
There’s always a breathing space in nature to be found in the urban jungle.
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