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Weevil

This is a relative to the very commonly seen rice weevil.  It is much larger, looks more intimidating. Weevil Wiki

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Butterfly

Featured above is Spotted rustic or the common leopard.  Scientific name: Phalanta phalantha.

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Polyrhachis dives

Very fierce looking, armored, and showing off biting teeth.   I hereby name this one Tyson. Although on second thought, male

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Leaf Beetle

An up-petal battle against a Beetle.  How’s that as a tongue twister ? This is an yellow orchid leaf beetle. 

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Praxelis

This is a common weed in Singapore.  Like most common things, you really have to look closely to appreciate their

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Hippobroma

Beautiful flowers, but one needs to be careful handling this plant.  It contains lobeline and nicotine (as in tobacco leaves).

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Ceiba pentandra

You can’t give this tree a hug. These fierce touch-me-if-you-dare tree trunks can normally grow to 18-30m height. And in

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From the Garden City of Singapore

We explore, witness and document how nature unfolds in our city, our garden, and our home. For mother nature, we are all kids.

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