The lives of insects fascinate me.

I spied a robber fly with its lunch the other day. These guys catch their food in flight, and inject the prey with a paralyzing agent. Then they suck out the insides.

Robber Fly with June Bug

I throw my fingernail clippings outside, hoping the ants pick them up and take them back to the nest as a prize, a delicacy to be shared and savored. The ant who found it parades into the nest, clipping held high! All the other ants go, “Woooooo, yay!!”

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