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The Angry Tortoise.

Got a slice of melon stuck on his nose - and had difficulty trying to eat it - started to roar !!!!Smile

Thanks for stopping by - much appreciated.

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Camera:Nikon D90 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Sigma 150 EX Macro
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:The Angry Tortoise.
Username:bricurtis bricurtis
Uploaded:8 Jun 2012 - 7:57 PM
Tags:Close-up / macro, General, Humour / fun, Pets / captive animals, Tortoise, Wildlife / nature
Votes:37

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pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 9892 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1703 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2012 - 8:03 PM

Good heavens, I thought my husband was a messy eater, but this tortoise takes the biscuitTongue!
Hilarious well-timed shot, Brian, and I can't remember having seen inside a tortoise's mouth before.

lostnspace2011

I am not surprised he is angry after having food he could not get at it Smile

Nice shot Bri Smile

RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5148 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland114 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2012 - 8:32 PM

Like the above comments: excellent shot and very original, and so well timed.
Ronnie.

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51261 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England142 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2012 - 9:09 PM

Sharp and such an original view. Excellent capture, Brian.

Dave

franken
franken Plus Member 123447 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2012 - 9:34 PM

This is one impressive image Brian! GrinGrin

Ken

CaroleS
CaroleS Plus Member 468 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2012 - 9:57 PM

Yes they do get angry, strange isn't it you don't really associate them with having tantrumsSmile Good image.
Carole

SlowSong
SlowSong Plus Member 65011 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2012 - 10:03 PM

Aw, how cute. What a mess. I hope you rescued him. Smile
Chris

DalesLass
DalesLass Plus Member 32316 forum postsDalesLass vcard United Kingdom
8 Jun 2012 - 10:31 PM

He really isn't happy is he Smile great capture.

pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly Plus Member 8342 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2012 - 10:37 PM

poor thing I hope you removed the offending food for himWink good photo Brian with lots of detail

annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 3191 forum postsannettep38 vcard France33 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2012 - 11:16 PM

pamelajean you made me burst!!!
TongueTongueTongueTongue
great fun!!
certainly an unusual shot Smile

teocali
teocali Plus Member 7345 forum poststeocali vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2012 - 11:18 PM

Stunning detail and perfect timing, Brian. Love the variety of textures and the animated expression of disgust - never seen that much character displayed by a tortoise before - LOL
Sylvia

AnnChown
AnnChown Plus Member 5195 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2012 - 7:50 AM

Oh yuk! What a mess which we are able to see in such detail courtesy of you and your macro lens!
Ann

vickyf
vickyf Plus Member 9vickyf vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2012 - 9:05 AM

This almost put me off my breakfast! Great timing.

Maiwand
Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England70 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2012 - 9:19 AM

Terrific shot Brian.
Ron

chase
chase Critique Team 91118 forum postschase vcard England242 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2012 - 9:48 AM

Oh dear,what a mess he has gotten himself into,now give him a good wipe down with a damp cloth ! Wink

ChiliMan
ChiliMan Plus Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2012 - 9:55 AM

I've been known to roar when I've had a pork chop plastered to my melon and I just can't get to it. My heart goes out to this poor tortoise.

A wonderfully detailed and timed capture of a tortoise's meloncholy, Brian.

Andrew

Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 9250 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2012 - 11:23 PM

A fantastic close up Brian, you've timed this one to perfection. This angry fella has tortoise how not to eat water melon!Grin

ChiliMan
ChiliMan Plus Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jun 2012 - 5:31 PM

LOL at Ed's comment Grin

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