Saturday, August 6, 2011

crikey cricket. marvellous mantid.

 A cute little camel cricket (Family: Rhaphidophoridae) found strolling about and spending a summer evening in the Roger Brown house.

These guys love houses with crawl spaces rather than basements, as this lovely modernist piece of architecture does.









A teenager praying mantis was also on the scene a couple of days earlier. Precocious (as those mantises are wont to be) and indulging of a couple quick photos...