The wattle cup caterpillar (Calcarifera ordinata). These brightly coloured caterpillars are common throughout northern Australia. They have four large spikes protruding from them, each of which carries a painful sting. Image by Cassandre Veillette
Firefly, Detroit, Michigan The only thing I miss about living in the South - the beautiful sight of fireflies (They were wiped out in Urban areas in the by the mosquito abatement DDT applications - we had to drive out of town to see them)
Now that's what you call teamwork. An army of ants join forces to bridge the gap between two leaves. The insects were snapped performing the stunt by photographer Yanuar Akbar, from Jakarta, Indonesia.