3cm juvenile (female?) found at 6m drifting in the surge at Kata Beach
Bats were coming to the outside light and feeding on insects. This is the only photo I managed to get. They're fast!
I've turned on "ID Please" but I accept that this may not be identifiable beyond "bat". I'll try to get better photos next time I'm visiting.
Red-shouldered leaf beetle on Eriogonum molestum.
6cm Juvenile (female?) Kuda found at 2.5m depth amongst cluster of old rope on sandy bottom.
A large number of Pacific Mole Crabs were being fed upon at Southern most cove of Stinson Beach by gulls: Heerman's, Mew and Ring-billed in the tide wash. Right behind this in as little as one foot deep water was a flock of 15 surf scoters diving and also likely feeding upon these curious crustaceans. (c) 2014 Durrell D. Kapan
Animals are multicellular, eukaryotic organisms of the kingdom Animalia or Metazoa. Their body plan eventually becomes fixed as they develop, although some undergo a process of metamorphosis later on in their lives. Most animals are motile, meaning they can move spontaneously and independently. All animals must ingest other organisms or their products for sustenance (see Heterotroph).