Image: Only a mother could love them - Kristi Ellingsen
Most Australians share a communal shudder when they think of spitfire larvae. Who would think that the adult sawflies protect their eggs and larvae for weeks until they are big enough (and ugly enough) to look after themselves?
Finalist, Open Category, Up Close & Spineless 2009
- Kristi Ellingsen
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