Here are some more photos from my August 23, 2014 trip to the Missouri Botanical Garden.
Okay, I know we shouldn’t apply anthropomorphic characteristics to bugs and animals but really, doesn’t this guy look angry about something. Maybe it’s that fact that he has a 105mm lens in his face.
Is he wearing a lucha libre mask?
“Really, would it have killed you to shave before getting your picture taken? I mean you saw me messing around the bumblebees and ‘plastic flowers’ for 45 minutes, you certainly had the time.”
I’m not very good at identifying butterflies but I think this is an eastern tiger swallowtail.
Grass #1. Here I go with those clever photo titles again.
Grass #2. I spent a year in San Francisco in 1969. I can’t say, read, or type the word grass without thinking of that time.
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