Photos of a mantidfly, a predatory insect related to lacewings. The insect is easily confused with the praying mantis. It is a mantis mimmick.
Photos of the stalactites and stalagmites of the Ohio Caverns.
Photos of a yellow, black and red beetle called the Locust Borer.
Columbus Zoo photos by Shawn Olson, including a white tiger, grizzly bear, and otter.
Reed photos from Holton Park in Central Ohio.
These are photos of a large multi-colored jumping spider eating a bug. The spider has distinctive orange, brown and green patterns. Shot in Ohio.
These are some interesting photos of insects I took in 2003.
A few pictures from Darby Park by Jenny.
Some more bug pictures that I took - photos by Jenny.
Photos of the Longnose Gar, a large pike-like fish found in Ohio rivers.
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