Image: Eureka Prize: Harlequin Bugs Hatching

Eureka Prize: Harlequin Bugs Hatching

For promotion of New Scientist Eureka Prize for Science Photography only.

A mother harlequin bug watches on as her eggs hatch. She has spent the last week perched atop the cluster of eggs watching guard. The young bugs emerge looking like miniature versions of their parents and stay closely packed together for a number of weeks.

Photographer:
Damon Wilder
Rights:
© Damon Wilder

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