This mischievous kitsune, or fox spirit, is on its way to have some harmless fun tricking humans in a nearby village. It probably can’t make too much trouble, since it’s only powerful enough to still have one tail so far.
Braconid Wasps, or Parasitic Wasps, are tiny insects that don’t harm humans, but assist gardeners by destroying crop-damaging hornworm caterpillars. They lay their eggs on the back of the caterpillar, and when their babies hatch they eat the caterpillar from the inside out. Gross!
Part of the “Insect Guardians,” a set of paintings depicting beneficial insects.
Cute little ladybugs are highly prized by gardeners because they ravenously devour plant-damaging aphids.
Part of the “Insect Guardians,” a set of watercolor paintings depicting beneficial insects.