Backyard Biology

Nature stories from my backyard and beyond


Moths, Wasps and Germ Warfare

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Last month's story, Moths and Wasps deals with small braconid wasps and hummingbird clearwing moth caterpillars. After writing this story, I read an article in Scientific American magazine that made me realize I had only told half the story, and that the closer one looks, the more one realizes how bizarre life can truly be...