Each creature is in arms against its fellow.
Battle of the desert.
As we gaze upon this fauna, armed with its poison and its stings, we try to penetrate the battle of the desert waged by life against life with a relentless fury. Each creature is in arms against its fellow. How intricate the struggle is; how the skein of desert life oscillates in every thread, readjusting its innumerable filaments to every organic change, is beyond human power to comprehend. But as we explore the desert by night and by day we can probe the fringes of this tangled web and see the most apparent features of the unceasing struggle of creature against creature. Confirming our attention to the humbler beings; we will see the locusts in