Backyard Biology

Nature stories from my backyard and beyond


The Digger Wasp and the Caterpillar

Friday, November 1, 2013

A short time ago, my wife and I took a little trip. We wanted to see some of the best wildlife that our state has to offer. So we decided to spend a week visiting the Audubon sanctuaries in Massachusetts. These sanctuaries are known for their preservation of natural places and their diversity of wildlife. However, the most amazing wildlife action we encountered took place on our return home, in our own backyard. It never ceases to amaze me the wildlife we encounter in our own neighborhood when we take the time to look...