It’s a Menagerie at Wilton Place!

We saw so many animals in the garden last week that Ranger Adina had trouble keeping up taking all the photographs!

First up, a yellow lizard lurking in the mulch:


Second, a tachanid fly resting on a bean leaf. Tachanid flies are kind of rad because they lay their eggs on another insect or caterpillar, and when the eggs hatch, the larvae EAT THE CATERPILLAR.


Last, we found this cute little guy on a head of cabbage and watched as he inched his way up and down our arms:


What creatures have you found in your garden?