Tree-Watching Project: An Insect View of Leaves

August 5, 2012

“Nature will bear the closest inspection.  She invites us to lay our eye level with her smallest leaf, and take an insect view of its plain.”      — Henry David Thoreau, Journals, October 22, 1839

An insect’s view of a maple leaf

Scrutinizing maple leaves

 

2 Responses to “Tree-Watching Project: An Insect View of Leaves”

  1. Margaret Says:

    I wasn’t familiar with that quote. I like the “insect view” perspective.


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