Okay, yes, these are the creepy crawly bugs. And, yes, I wouldn't want one of these walking on me, but they are beautifully created!
I eventually (perhaps when I'm finished with the book) will have to go back and add a link for each image so the bibliography is correct. 72 pages, so about 450 images or so.
Next up: Cicada, Conehead, Cricket, Giant Weta, Grasshopper, Green Lacewing, Katydid, Lantern Bug, Locust, Mantis, Brazilian Tree Hopper, and Walkingstick
Had to post this incredible caterpillar!
Wow! If you doubted God exists ...
see the beauty,
notice the details,
look at the design,
and there's symmetry too!
And this is but one insect in a vast variety of amazing insects.
Then add to this the complexity of humans, animals, birds, amphibians, aquatics, reptiles, food, herbs, spices, flowers, plants, trees, elements, fossils, rocks, and the solar system. Kinda makes you marvel, huh?
Wow! This was such a neat bird, I had to post it.
The African Skimmer has a bill structure that is one of a kind. The lower bill is much longer than the upper bill, and flattened sideways like scissor blades.
African skimmers fly in lines over calm waters, and dip their lower bills in the water to feed. When the bill touches a fish, the skimmer snaps its mouth shut. They feed mostly at dawn and dusk and have good night vision.
Wading Birds, also known as, Water Birds have flown the coop! Finally, back on track after a busy 9 months!
Up next: Seabirds
Auklet, Cormorant, Frigate, Gannet, Guillemot, Pelican, Penguin, Puffin, Seagull, Skimmer, Tern, Tropicbird
We saw a mess of pelicans at a local wildlife refuge. Not sure if they are just stopping over for a quick bite and then heading south?? I'll have to research that...
[Just noticed the spacing issue in Flamingo text, so fixed that!]
Yay! Here is the title page for Chapter 3, Birds, Bugs!
Tentative Categories for this chapter . . .
• Water Bird
I appreciate all prayers for this project anytime.
Hello there! One more page, Intriguing Info, and I. AM. DONE. with Chapter 2! So, that means 1/4 of the way done on the book!!!
Then I will need to do the Chapter 3 Head similar to this.
I treasure and appreciate your prayers for God's leading, focus for the book, and my health.
Thank you! I can not do this book alone, you all are a part of it!
Many, many blessings & love,
I will proofread the entire book at the end, but if you see any errors please send them my way.
I can always use a top notch proofreader...unfortunately, there's no pay...just the satisfaction of a job well done for our Heavenly Father. Maybe after the book comes out, I would be able to pay you a small stipend.
Marsupials are up next. Then the last page of Chapter 2 and I'm 1/4 of the way done!!!
YES, finally pages 50-51 are done! I'm back full-time after helping out with our daughter's wedding and her life-long friend's wedding also. 2 weddings within 2 months...yikes!
Thank you for your continued interest in this project. I thank each and every one of you for your prayers for health, focus & direction.
I've been looking forward to these next pages!
• Golden Snub-Nosed
• Pygmy Slow Loris
Pages 48-49 are completed. I'm so grateful I am on page 50.
Almost a 1/4 of the way there (page 56)!
I truly thank each and every one of you who are praying for this endeavor. I gratefully thank you, Thank You, THANK YOU.
And as always, prayers are so needed for health, focus & direction.
PAGES 50-51, Omnivores:
• Bighorn Sheep
• Black Bear
• Brown Bear
• Fennec Fox
• Flying Squirrel
• Giant Panda
• Grizzly Bear
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