This little dude was moving along the ground and he got selected to be the pet for half a day.
Sgt. Dave was generous enough to volunteer to capture the creepy-crawler between his fingers and to carry it all the way to the home-site for me to put into the examination jar. I am thinking this is a cricket of some sort.
The colors on this guys body stand out...reds, yellows, black and the design is intricate. How can I not stare at it?
Very quickly we let the beauty go into the edge of the forest.
Living the city does not offer such opportunities as does a walk through the country to see nature first-hand. And being in the country seems to put me closer to God, to see His handiwork more often, and very up close.
I love exploring nature, as long as it does not include a slithering creature with fangs.