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Monthly Archives: September 2016

Diptera go through a complete metamorphosis with four distinct life stages – egg, larva, pupa and adult. In many flies, the larval stage is long and adults may have a short life. Most dipteran larvae develop in protected environments; many are aquatic and others are found in moist places such as carrion, fruit, vegetable matter, fungi and, in the case of parasitic species, inside their hosts. They tend to have thin cuticles… Read More

The rain eventually stops and the sun breaks through.

Thunder, lightning, and heavy rain on the marsh today. I got a soaking, but I was not the only one!

The cattle are as happy and content as can be in the Rhombus Field. They might be up to their knees in water for most of the time, but there are large volumes of a wide variety of tasty vegetation to eat.

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