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Big Bugs, Sculpture, and West Lake Okoboji

August 21, 2009

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This is the ant ("Ant #3 in the caption below) Katie and I first saw from Highway 86.  Notice its size in comparison to the car in the background at the far left.  Click photo to enlarge.

This is the ant Katie and I saw. (It is indicated as "Ant #3" in the middle photo's caption.) Notice its size in comparison to the car in the nearby background. (Click photo to enlarge.)

Earlier this month, Katie (our younger daughter) and I were in search of garage sales along the west side of West Lake Okoboji.  We didn’t have luck of the garage sale kind, but were lucky to accidentally see, from Highway 86, part of the “Big Bugs” exhibit.  Not knowing there was such an exhibit, I marveled at the hugeness and design of the ant sculpture, especially because it was out in the middle of nowhere. more…

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