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Tiny fly, not a great photo but very cute! Genus Chlorops, according to Facebook entomology group.

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This beetle was backed into a little niche in a boulder, hanging out on the lichen. Hairy click beetle, in Elateridae.

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Here’s a closeup — it was pretty hairy.

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Posted 2014-07-08 by gaurav1729 in Uncategorized

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I was taking out the garbage, and noticed a swarm of ants on our walkway. It turned out to be a war between two colonies of ants. Always take out the garbage!

Akash insisted on taking photos, and I’m glad he did.

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You can see the ant on the upper left rending the poor gal in the middle, who definitely has seen better days:

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Posted 2014-07-08 by gaurav1729 in Uncategorized