Plain Tiger caterpillars:
Common Grass Yellow:
Chocolate Pansy on Silver Oak flower:
Sunbeam and Spider:
This regnant Praying Mantis would soon be laying her eggs:
Here,for comparision is a non-pregnant Mantis:
Bug and Praying Mantis:
Spider with prey:
Millipedes on fecal material. Droppings, dung, or scat (or call it shit) is a nutrient in Nature, and never wasted!
And here are the mammals...
In the fastest-growing grass:
In the nursery area:
Photographing the Skipper:
We are all prone to photography:
On the buttering trail:
I liked the lovely colours of the "4 o'clock flower", called, in Tamizh,"anthi manthArai" (Mirabilis jalapa)
Priya pointed out a puffball Mushroom:
Termite nests, extend to quite a depth below the ground as well as quite a height above it...and the temperature remains regulated throughout, in all seasons. Here, one can see the wall perforations for temperature control:
I was very tired within a short span of time, and Madhu kindly dropped me back to the bus stop. I came home and fell into a deep sleep, but I enjoyed my morning very much!