860-288218 - The Capim Favorito (Rhynchelytrum repens) is an invasive plant that has spread in large areas of the Cerrado, the Brazilian savannah. The tree in the background is an Embauba (Cecropia obtusifolia) it is an interaction with ants that inhabit in its interior and protect the plant against herbivores that try to eat its leaves This photo was taken in the Chapada dos Veadeiros National Park, Brazil, and is a panorama of 3 vertical images.
860-288665 - Damage to a Coast Live Oak (Quercus agrifolia) caused by the California Oak Moth (Phryganidia californica), the most important oak-feeding caterpillar throughout its range, which extends along the coast and through the coastal mountains of California. The caterpillars can strip a tree of all leaves but the Coast Live Oak trees usually recover in subsequent years.
860-287608 - Vallee de La Claree, two hikers on the GR country of the Tour du Mont Thabor, flowering Rhododendron ferrugineux, in the background the Cerces massif (3093m), Nevache, Hautes-Alpes, France