SA’s Secret Cats

I’m a cat person. In fact, I have been referred to as “the mad cat lady”. I don’t deny that ...
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Tortoise or Turtle

When I spent time in the USA in the 1960s, I was somewhat surprised by the low level of appreciation ...
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Vanishing Vultures

Vultures are not your traditional “ag shame” species. You are not likely to see a fluffy toy vulture, although it ...
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The Velvet Worms

What looks vaguely like a worm, or is it an insect? And catches its prey by spitting streams of glue ...
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Tachinid Flies – Gardeners’ Little Helpers?

I’m partial to hawkmoths, especially the beautiful large Silver-striped Hawk Moth ...
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