LADYBUG

A Ladybug is a beetle, which is the largest order in the animal kingdom, with about 350,000 species of beetles worldwide. Ladybugs are insect controllers in gardens, crop fields, or forests, as they consume various harmful tree-dwelling and plant-eating bugs that destroy plant life. I found this one in a greenhouse, moving briskly around the… Read More LADYBUG

MOURNING CLOAK

Mourning Cloak butterflies are native in North America and Eurasia. They are a large species, one of the longest with a wingspan of up to four inches. They can be found in cold, mountain, hardwood forest areas. They begin mating in the spring and they lay eggs on host plants. The caterpillars go through five… Read More MOURNING CLOAK