Cycads have an evolutionary history dating back to the dry, cool age of the Triassic, when much of the world's terrestrial landscape was inhospitable to spore-producing plants. They have carried the evolutionary breakthrough of the seed from an … [Read more...] about Cycad Relations Run Hot and Cold
Archives for October 6, 2007
I was just out photographing cycad cones for a new entry, when I happened upon this bizarre creature. It would appear to have eight legs, with the forelegs raised completely over the animal, presumably in an expression of defense. The noodle-like … [Read more...] about Unidentified (Spider)?