My observation of Leptogenys intermedia (Common razor-jaw ant) raiding a nest of Axinidris lignicola (Grandfather’s wood ant) at Grootvadersbosch has been queried because I posted drawings, not photos. Unfortunately I am no Alex Wild or Wynand Uys so please forgive the fuzzy photos. The main one shows the razor-jaw stinging the smaller ant; in the others they’re chasing them
Tiny bug on ragwort.
Didn't expect to find this under my fencing materials...
Chilling out on some ragwort.
A striking yellow and black dragonfly.
Dead in a spider web.
Sitting on a thistle.
One of many along the upper part of the track.
An arthropod is an invertebrate animal having an exoskeleton (external skeleton), a segmented body, and jointed appendages. Arthropods are members of the phylum Arthropoda (from Greek ἄρθρον árthron, "joint", and πούς pous (gen. podos), i.e. "foot" or "leg", which together mean "jointed leg"), and include the insects, arachnids, and crustaceans. Arthropods are characterized by their jointed limbs and cuticles, which are mainly made of α-chitin; the cuticles of crustaceans are also biomineralized with calcium carbonate. The...