On the internet, no one knows you’re a bug.
This is not, definitely not, a representative picture of the
insect, er, person who runs this blog. Definitely.
A jumping spider being a sneaky hunter.
No, these aren’t ants attacking an insect, this is an assassin bug (Acanthaspis sp.) decorating itself with the CORPSES of its prey - after it’s liquefied and sucked out their innards. Assassin bugs do this for disguise, to confuse their prey and also to form a protective “meat shield” that masks their scent.
Read more and see other amazing insect eating photos: http://wrd.cm/1knMiDI via WIRED.
Photo: Nicky Bay, see more of his work:http://bit.ly/1gdh6Bi
so fucking metal
how do i train one of these????
These cuties entertained us during breakfast this morning #baby #prayingmantis #supercute #outonthepatio #insectlove (at 三娘湾风景区)
Check out the colors on this little one!
What’s tasty, abundant and high in protein? Bugs! Although less common outside the tropics, entomophagy, the practice of eating bugs, was once extremely widespread throughout cultures. You may feel icky about munching on insects, but they feed about 2 billion people each day (Mmm, fried tarantulas). They also hold promise for food security and the environment. Emma Bryce makes a compelling case for dining on bugs.
Lesson by Emma Bryce, animation by NEIGHBOR.
Golden Stink Bug Nymph (above) and Adult (below) (Cressona divaricata, Phyllocephalinae)
This is one of the most serious pests among Hemipteran bamboo sap suckers in China.
by Sinobug (itchydogimages) on Flickr.
Pu’er, Yunnan, China
See more Chinese true bugs and hoppers on my Flickr site HERE…..