The two beetles were on milkweed in my bird monitoring plot number 046 along Wilson Road.
Juvenile bald eagle fishing over Missouri River
Found in moist leaf litter along a ridge line.
The teeth on the non movable finger of the chelal hand are spaced, and there is a dimple in the top of the chelal hand.
Slide mounted for detailed observation.
This little one lost his mum, and was running around calling. The hand is just there to keep him from running forward. He found a place to hide for the night, and went silent as the sun went down. Hopefully mom finds him tomorrow.
Spider with two fireflies in web.
some sort of sage or artemisia?