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Insects Gallery

All manner of amazing butterflies, bugs, spiders, worms, crawling and flying creatures abound at Wombolly. 

BUTTERFLIES - Georgeous creatures! So fragile, so beautiful. I never cease to be amazed at how far they can fly in such a short space of time.   CICADAS - Every few summers, the peace of Wombolly is shattered with the massed, ear-spitting calls of cicadas. Various species crawl out of the ground, shed their brownish, shell-like bodies and, after drying off their wings, fly. They gather in the trees to suck the sap, mate, pee and call in a chorus that pulses up and down the valley.

The photos in this gallery are but some that have been caught on camera.  Click on images to enlarge.


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