Saturday, August 11, 2012

Happy Birthday

It was a poor season in my local woods, at least partly because of some rather aggressive clearing of sallow by the foresters. I found just one egg, which hatched this morning into an eager little larva. I have named him Tiberius:

This is Tiberius yesterday, compressed like a Jack-in-the-box into his egg:

Prior to yesterday, the egg had looked quite different, with a dark band around the base and none around the top:


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