Mystery creature of the week

There were a few right answers for last week’s Mystery Creature, did you guess it? This week’s creature is a lot smaller and a land dweller this time.

This series is just a little fun to start off the week, I post a picture of an animal on a Monday and you can feel free to say what you think it is in the comments below. If you want some hints just ask or why not do a little gooling or research of you own to see if you can work it out?

At the end of the week I will reveal what the creature is, along with a little information or interesting facts about it.

Cute or ugly, what do you think and can you identify it?

Image credit: Chris Lukhaup
Image credit: Chris Lukhaup

 

 

nao

Science blogger and writer; Owner of Dr. How's Science Wows; Mother of three junior scientists who have taught me that to be a great scientist you need to look at life through the eyes of a child!

5 thoughts on “Mystery creature of the week

  • October 22, 2014 at 11:07 pm
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    I would never have guessed right, but it’s amazing!

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    • October 24, 2014 at 9:40 pm
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      Great name for it though Muuka, isn’t it? 🙂

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  • October 20, 2014 at 4:38 pm
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    Looks like a cute and fluffy ant 🙂 …. but it’s a species of wingless wasp related to the Red Velvet Ant, nicknamed the Panda Ant because its markings resemble those of a giant panda.

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    • October 20, 2014 at 4:43 pm
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      Exactly right Mary and in record time 😉

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