Arachnids

Pippin the Tarantula

Pippin is my tarantula, Phlogius cf. papuanus. She is very cute (in my opinion) and is about 6.5cm long with her legs stretched out. We got her from The Green Scorpion, which sells invertebrates. She is very secretive and once, because of that, I thought she was dead. … Read More...

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Molluscs

Cuttlefish

Unlike nearly all other invertebrates Cuttlefish are highly intelligent. They have very big brains for their size and believe it or not, are related to snails, slugs, octopuses, squids, nautiluses, and vampire squids. Cuttlefish use hypnosis to catch their prey. They use flashing colours on their … Read More...

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Insects

Bag Worm Cocoon

This is actually not a pile of sticks! After a bit of research, we think it is a Bag Worm's little house that it makes out of pieces of wood. It uses it to fool predator that it is  a pile of sticks. How sneaky! We found some other photos on Libby's Other Blog and also on What's That Bug? This … Read More...

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