The Bug Geek

Insects. Doing Science. Other awesome, geeky stuff.

velvet ant

Note: being an entomologist does not guarantee success. This velvet ant was very active and can deliver an extremely painful sting. Despite my efforts, this was the best shot I managed (a petri dish lid was slammed down over it about a nanosecond after I snapped this pic – it was about 6 inches from my face).

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