Monday, May 1, 2023

May 1, 2023

We are Cochineal Insects on a Prickly Pear cactus/
To you, we probably look like white mold
But we are actual insects used in red dye
After we are collected, dried, processed and sold

Location: St. Sebastian River Preserve State Park


Photo and text © 2022 Dee Fairbanks Simpson

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