Out and about in the Garden

This caterpillar is getting ready to pupate. Do you know which Moths it will hatch out as? It is one of the Emperors.

ANSWER: Common Emperor (Bunaea alcinoe)
Find an old chunk of wood or a sawn log. Place it in the shrubbery in a shady spot. After a few months it should srtart to disintegrate and various fungi will begin to grow on it!

A second log in deep shade.

Fungi growing on an old chunk of wood in the garden

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Frog found nestled in the leaves of a Clivia plant

Land snails are often crushed by lawnmowers as they feed in dense vegetation. This a mating pair.

Found near the Compost heap

The tiniest new-born chameleon

Found on a Gasteria plant!

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