Vegetation Orientation

Sometimes my blog posts are interesting (to me, at least), and other times I really have no interesting photos to show. Take, for example, the most interesting thing I saw one day around the compound, this leaf:

–> Now scroll down for the rest of this post <-- Here’s another look at that leaf:

And another perspective:

And the same photo, flipped and zoomed:

Sadly, this massive leaf bug, which was 7 inches long and really amazing to look at (according to the locals it’s very uncommon to see one this big), was not particularly afraid of anything. The next morning he was on the floor with the main part of his body missing, probably the victim of a bird or small child: