Image: Super nanny - Ann, Van Breeman

Super nanny - Ann, Van Breeman

Super nanny - Ann, Van Breeman, Open 2007

I found this harlequin bug guarding the eggs she had recently laid on a hibiscus stem. She circled her eggs frequently and never once left her brood, even to eat. A few days later the eggs all hatched successfully and she lost interest, her motherhood duties completed.

Photographer:
Ann, Van Breeman
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© Ann, Van Breeman

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