An adult spider fly (Panops baudini) feeds on flowers of a desert pea, photographed during September in Boorabbin National Park, Western Australia.
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Jennifer Welsh graduated from the University of California, Santa Cruz's Science Communication graduate program after working at a start up biotech company for three years after getting her Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences from the University of Notre Dame. She has worked at WiredScience, The Scientist and Discover Magazine before joining the Live Science team.