Fieldwork with Kate in the Karoo usually involves lots of walking in hot dusty and scratchy places. Last week’s trip to Ganora was no exception. On the way to collect data from various instruments and gadgets you find yourself dodging spiders webs and finding the most exquisitely coloured insects. They are the inhabitants of the sand gullies where Kate has been monitoring erosion for some time now.
So here they are: two webs, a bug and the lady herself!