Photo of the Day 7 September 2008

Bug on Ripening Fig, Borneo, Indonesia, 1997
Photograph by Tim Laman
A bug feeds on a ripening tropical fig in Borneo’s Gunung Palung National Park. The rain forest contains many varieties of these strangler fig trees, and their fruit is a critical food source for numerous rain forest dwellers, including monkeys, civets, butterflies, and ants.