This week’s theme is insects. Or bugs. Some people love to hate them. I don’t. So what did I find from my collection this week? Here goes:
From a postcard from Qatar (sent by Rodel) here’s one of the beautifully printed insect stamps from Qatar.
The migratory locusts are found in Africa, Eastern Europe and Asia and it is a major agricultural pest in many countries. The subspecies in Australia, Locusta migratoria migratorioides, is also found in Indonesia, East Timor and Papua New Guinea.
Bee-hawk moths are day-flyers and are said to be similar in appearance to bumblebees. Their wings are transparent and have a rusty, brown border. What a beauty, isn’t it? They are found in North Africa, Europe, and Central and Eastern Asia.
I love these insects. But there are creepy-crawlies that I run away from. And these are the mean-looking mosquitoes, beetles, ants, and spiders, with fangs as sharp as single edge razor blades that give me the shivers. Okay, enough of me. Let’s see your kind of bugs or insects this week 🙂