Garden wildlife

16 04 2012

It’s always worth poking around the garden flowers in Zimbabwe to see what’s around. I was cutting flowers for my host at yesterday’s lunch when I saw this mantis nymph. It ambushes bees as the come to the flowers. It will be around for a while yet so I’ll see what other photos I can get over the next few days.

Advertisements

Actions

Information

3 responses

16 04 2012
The Pal Guy

Now that is a cool and colorful bug. Great photos.

16 04 2012
mara4africatoalgarve

Beautiful but ruthless! Poor bees.

17 04 2012
gonexc

Nah, there are thousands in my chimney so a few less is a good thing!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s




%d bloggers like this: