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The Ant with the Dirt Clod (Part II)

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The Ant with the Dirt Clod (Part II)
03 May 2011
Quiogue, NY

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Written by Allison Frost

June 18, 2011 at 6:00 pm

The Ant with the Dirt Clod

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Just to give you a sense of scale, the giant rock the ant is on is actually just a piece of gravel.

The Ant with the Dirt Clod
03 May 2011
Quiogue, NY

Written by Allison Frost

June 1, 2011 at 10:00 am

The Ants in the Dirt

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The Ants in the Dirt
03 May 2011
Quiogue, NY

Written by Allison Frost

May 29, 2011 at 10:49 am

The Teeny Tiny Bug on the Clover

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Yup, that’s some kind of insect. Nope, I didn’t know that when I was taking the picture — I was just trying to test out the new lens on a bit of clover. I didn’t see the bug til I was looking at the images on the computer.

(Please note: with the use of the term “bug” I don’t mean to step on any entomologist’s toes. I am simply not well versed enough in insects to know whether this is a true bug or not. There’s a really great discussion that went down over at Myrmecos.net if you want to get into that sort of thing.

The Teeny Tiny Bug on the Clover
03 May 2011
Quiogue, NY

Written by Allison Frost

May 28, 2011 at 10:52 am