Wordless Wednesday – Persistence

by Deb on June 22, 2011

Photo by Bmdavll

While on the subject of persistence, here are some examples from other animals. The photo above is of the magnetic termite mounds in Litchfield National Park just south of Darwin.

ant hill

The beginnings of an anthill

orb spider

Orb spider with its 'larder' behind it.

Termite mound

Termite mound in Litchfield National Park, Billbeee

spider web

Spider web with dew

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Leah - Bogue Living June 22, 2011 at 7:35 am

I was excited to see your first photo, we were at Litchfield National Park about a year ago! Truly amazing how they orient their homes!


Kellie @ Three Li'l Princesses June 22, 2011 at 8:52 am

They’re fantastic photos – despite making me squirm a little! Love the spider web photo. That would have to be my favourite. 🙂
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Grace June 22, 2011 at 10:27 am

Now, there’s a part of the world I have still yet to see. The photo of the anthill is AMAZING !
Happy WW 🙂
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kate says stuff June 22, 2011 at 2:24 pm

Amazing pictures. Although will admit the spider made me a bit squirmy!
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Mumma's Mini Mes - Kym June 22, 2011 at 3:34 pm

The photo with the dew on the web is great! I wish I could get up early enough in the morning to take photos like that. Hope you were not to close to the spider and used your zoom 🙂


Deb June 22, 2011 at 3:43 pm

The spider was on the outside of a window 🙂 But they get very, very big!


Lil - Going left June 22, 2011 at 7:10 pm

Wow. Amazing what tiny little creatures can do… Happy WW xx
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Emma June 22, 2011 at 8:24 pm

Great pics. Those termite mounds are truly amazing. We were at Litchfield last year and the line of them reminded me of a huge swath of tombstones. The sheer size of some of them is also mind blowing.
I’ve also been very close to an orb spider (trampling through a paddock), which is a far less happy memory!


Trish June 22, 2011 at 10:28 pm

I saw them in Litchfield NP 19 yrs ago – still amazed by them.
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