Six Legs Good

My very amateur photos of some magnificant creatures in the French Alps.

By George Monbiot, published on 31st August 2023

All these pictures were taken on my phone in August, in the Massif des Cerces.

Clouded yellow:

The enormous Violet carpenter bee:

Meadow fritillary:

Juvenile Great green bush cricket:

Common blue:

Furry blue:

Rose chafer:


Crepuscular burnet:

Garden tiger:

Another clouded yellow:

Dark green fritillary, survivor of a long summer: