Monthly Archives: April 2009

Tropical Boubou ant-ing!

Hello – a few days ago I heard something scrabbling away on my roof. At first I thought it was one of the hyraxes that share my house (or from their perspective – I’m the guest in their rocky retreat). I went outside and indeed did find the hyrax – but it wasn’t responsible for […]

Mysterious wasp…

As many of you know who read this blog, a lot of my time is spent watching the amazing interactions of insects on the ant-acacias. The other day I found this incredible wasp inspecting the swollen thorns. The long pointy-thing is her ovipositor (egg-laying device). With this she lays her eggs – inside the bodies […]