Shortly afterwards, there was this Praying Mantis trying to blend into the vegetation.
It wasn't too difficult to spot once you saw it.
Damselfly flying around in a waterless area.
Poor sulphur butterfly dead and jammed into someone's truck's front end.
It was getting too warm so I started to head back to my office, but not before I saw this strange scene.
It was a Cuckoo Leaf-cutting Bee (Genus Coelioxys) identifiable by its pointy black and white striped abdomen. It was dead, but why was it hanging upside down on a branch and held on by its powerful mandibles? It was so strange that I decided to take it with me.
I brought in my lens (with Raynox 250 attached) today and took the above photo. The antennae were gone but it still makes an interesting sight. I tried Googling the phenomenon but only came up with this similar image. Not entire sure of what to make of this scene. [Edit: My labmate suggests that this is the male's roosting posture and he probably died during his sleep.]
With autumn almost here, it makes sense for all the creatures to start migrating or dying off, I suppose.