Live ant footage and stills [Bio60_2019]

I have been wanting to look at an insect under my Foldscope for a while now, and I was finally able to today from a very small ant brought in off of some flowering plants. I wanted to keep the ant alive, particularly so that I would be able to investigate its movement patterns. It…

The Levels of a Down Feather (Bio60_2019)

I found this down feather, likely from a goose, and thought it would be incredibly interesting to see what the sub-level organization looked like. Examining it through my Foldscope, it looks as if it is composed of full-size feathers, when of course the detail here cannot be seen with the naked eye. It is so…