As you probably know by now, I absolutely love bees and I am both trying to base my career on them and spend my free time studying them. 🐝🐝🐝🐝🐝🐝🐝🐝🐝🐝🐝 Since finishing university I have been spending my time researching both bees and how to create a good habitat for them in the form of wildlife […]

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When monarch butterflies wing their way south to central Mexico each fall, they use the sun to ensure that they stay on course. But how they head in the right direction on cloudy days has been a mystery—until now. It turns out they use Earth’s magnetic field as a kind of backup navigational system. It’s […]

via Monarch Butterflies travel by the Sun and Compass. — THE OLD GUV LEGENDS

Coeliades pisistratus The Two-pip Policeman butterfly is a denizen of coastal bush and savanna habitats, occurring from Kwazulu-Natal through Mpumalanga, Limpopo, Gauteng and North West to the Free State and eastern portions of the Northern Cape Province. Furthermore it is found widely over the remainder of sub-Saharan Africa in similar habitats. Eggs are laid singly […]

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