Foto Friday #99

BUGS are creepy and downright strange, but they all have a purpose in life… just like we do.

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A bee’s purpose is to balance delicate ecosystem functions. As pollinators, they are crucial to the world’s agricultural production. Bees pollinate approximately 75 percent of the fruits, nuts, and vegetables grown in the United States.

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One the of strangest looking creepy-crawlers is a stick bug, sometimes called a walking stick. Because they look like twigs, it is difficult for predators to spot them. They are herbivores who can do great damage to foliage, but they are an important source of food for birds and other animals.

For September 25 Photo a Day Challenge: Strange and for

Nancy Merrill’s A Photo a Week Challenge: Up Close and Personal

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6 thoughts on “Foto Friday #99

  1. Wow look at all your bug photos. Aren’t they amazing creatures? Although I try to keep away from them, it’s always fascinating to see them in nature. Thanks for sharing and have a good weekend 😊 Aiva

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