Hey Spider! What are you doing?

Well human, I’ve made a lunchbox out of ants and bum rope and I’m taking it somewhere. I’m a really tiny spider you’ve named Europys and I specialise in preying on ants! I ambush them and wrap them in silk and take them somewhere to eat or use for food for my babies. Don’t worry, there are enough…

Abispa Mud Wasp

Abispa sp. mud wasps can look scary (this one is quite large at 25-30mm) but all she wants to do is collect caterpillars to provide food for her offspring. Here she has flown around a tree infested with leaf-rolling caterpillars until she spots a suitable candidate for extraction. She cuts a hole in its leaf, extracts…