Well, nothing actually. But after visiting the site for thirty years, some other things can capture my attention...such as a desperate struggle to survive in a horrifically harsh land. In the small crucible of an insignificant pothole, an entire ecosystem has been born, and has only days to grow to adulthood, reproduce, and then die. The players are small arthropod shrimp, and maybe ostracods (seed shrimp).
|Desert Shrimp and Seed Shrimp (or Ostracods?) in close up.|
|These little creatures are actually bivalves in the manner of clams, but they are far different. The unfortunate ant provides scale.|
|This close up from a previous year shows a shrimp with an egg sac|