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Back to a clanger again, and this little fella is showing that he is not at home on earth, he is struggling with plant life, and is wishing he was back on the safety of his own planet!

Camera:Olympus FE-210
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:clanger antics!
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:29 Mar 2010 - 5:40 AM
Tags:Bug, Clangers, Close-up, Close-up / macro, General, Humour / fun, Insect, Weevil
Votes:90
Variant - TestsVariant - Tests

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metro074
metro074 e2 Member 4metro074 vcard Australia8 Constructive Critique Points
29 Mar 2010 - 5:47 AM

LOL!! No safety net Carol!!!! Thats awesome. Superb detail. Well done
Carol

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Buffalo_Tom
Buffalo_Tom e2 Member 82322 forum postsBuffalo_Tom vcard Wales9 Constructive Critique Points
29 Mar 2010 - 5:51 AM

Super set again Carol,lovely and well detailed.
Tom.

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maratsuikka
29 Mar 2010 - 5:57 AM

Good Morning Carol and Folks,off to office now...

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LilyWren
LilyWren  4 United Kingdom
29 Mar 2010 - 6:10 AM

Brilliant shots and detail. What an unusual looking chap! Not sure how you capture such an expression on one of these fellers but you managed it! Grin

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CherryMartin
29 Mar 2010 - 6:21 AM

Hi Carol, I think this has become your favorite bug ;0)
Wonderful captures.

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Jekaro
Jekaro e2 Member 5Jekaro vcard United Kingdom
29 Mar 2010 - 6:24 AM

Four superbly detailed close ups again, Carol, fantastic images.
Roy

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BURNSIE
BURNSIE e2 Member 525 forum postsBURNSIE vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
29 Mar 2010 - 6:52 AM

Great close ups again Carol. They really do look like the clangers.
Kindest regards
Burnsie

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photophantom
29 Mar 2010 - 6:55 AM

10/10

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JdeNLucas
JdeNLucas  53 Constructive Critique Points
29 Mar 2010 - 6:58 AM

Excellent shot, best wishes John

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goso
goso e2 Member 8goso vcard Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
29 Mar 2010 - 7:17 AM

After all this talk of "Clangers", I googled them - I now see what everyone means - great clanger macro's Carol..lol...Bill

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Petro_Conradie
29 Mar 2010 - 7:31 AM

Brilliant
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prabhusinha
prabhusinha e2 Member 6prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
29 Mar 2010 - 7:38 AM

Looks like a prehistoric giant in shrunken stage.

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brownsilent
brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
29 Mar 2010 - 7:42 AM

I think there is no one else handling his/her camera with that much skill in macro work than you Carol. Terrific set of shots once more!
Johanna

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VIKI
VIKI  8 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
29 Mar 2010 - 7:43 AM

Fabulous set!!!!!!!!!!

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
29 Mar 2010 - 7:51 AM

Brilliant yet again

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
29 Mar 2010 - 8:34 AM

Brilliant macros as usual - the definition is pin sharp - I didnt realise they had such hooks on the feet

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accipiter
accipiter e2 Member 4accipiter vcard England57 Constructive Critique Points
29 Mar 2010 - 8:36 AM

What a delightful creature! Superb set of shots. A

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7420 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1005 Constructive Critique Points
29 Mar 2010 - 8:54 AM

Love Prabhusinha's comment above, there's something very primitive about these. Excellent, involving images, letting us into the weevil's world.
Moira

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andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
29 Mar 2010 - 8:57 AM

brilliant set of captures carol wonderful colour and detail v2 for me today nice one Wink
andy

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gingerdelight
29 Mar 2010 - 9:10 AM

I am loving these Clangers! Excellent images!
Carol

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sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk e2 Member 5267 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
29 Mar 2010 - 9:20 AM

wonderful ! but where's the soup dragon?

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EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
29 Mar 2010 - 9:31 AM

Really made me smile! 4 superbly detailed images.

Ann

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heids
heids  5 Scotland1 Constructive Critique Points
29 Mar 2010 - 10:08 AM

4 superb images, great detail in all. Love V4. Looks like he has a 'tache.

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PinkK
PinkK  580 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
29 Mar 2010 - 10:09 AM

Another wonderful detailed set Carol!

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dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72 e2 Member 628 forum postsdmhuynh72 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
29 Mar 2010 - 11:07 AM

wonderful series Carol
regards
Yung

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Dave_Holdham
29 Mar 2010 - 11:08 AM

Superb detailed images, great work Smile

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Canadiann
Canadiann  4 Canada2 Constructive Critique Points
29 Mar 2010 - 11:20 AM

4 super shots Carol, love the colour and detail. Beautifully presented.
Regards
Ann

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willgriffiths
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29 Mar 2010 - 11:47 AM

Brilliant four super detail have you a new macro lens.
Will.

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Joline
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29 Mar 2010 - 11:50 AM

3&4 are especially delightful....such an odd fellow he is.

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EMJAYCEE
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29 Mar 2010 - 11:56 AM

Odd indeed but very photogenic. Great set.
Joan.

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RonnieAG
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29 Mar 2010 - 11:59 AM

I wonder if this is the same one as you captured previously? Amazing looking critter and you've captured him so well again. Each shot is so well taken.
Regards, Ronnie.

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
29 Mar 2010 - 12:40 PM

He does seem happy to be posing for you, though, Carol! Stunning quality as always, and excellent presentation.
TrevB Smile

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digital_boi
29 Mar 2010 - 1:30 PM

excellent set of macro shots again click a must viewed large

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FeatherFriend
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29 Mar 2010 - 2:01 PM

Just love the long nose on this little character Carol, another superb set as always with lovely detail,
Geoff.

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taggart
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29 Mar 2010 - 2:15 PM

He looks happy ehough-- wonder if he knows how much press he is getting?

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Gray_ina
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29 Mar 2010 - 2:54 PM

Fantastic , love these, gray,

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Bob_V
Bob_V  7 United States2 Constructive Critique Points
29 Mar 2010 - 3:08 PM

Excellent detail and color in these captures Carol, fantastic work.
Bob

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pamelajean
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29 Mar 2010 - 3:08 PM

I immediately thought "clanger", lol.

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MickyMc
MickyMc  6 United Kingdom
29 Mar 2010 - 3:19 PM

Absolutely amazing I never realised that the clangers were real!!
Mavis

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viscostatic
29 Mar 2010 - 3:21 PM

Great close-ups Carol. Glad to be #50 today.

Phil.

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gerrymac
gerrymac  7 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
29 Mar 2010 - 3:35 PM

So weird those little creatures.....superb job again Carol
Gerry

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Silverzone
29 Mar 2010 - 3:39 PM

Superb, I love these weevils, so photogenic. Sylvia

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RTDS
RTDS  5 Cyprus
29 Mar 2010 - 4:49 PM

Excellent captures like allways Carol.
Superb details and colours.
Robert

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jonwebber
jonwebber  6 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
29 Mar 2010 - 5:35 PM

As ever, wonderful pics. The patience it must take, I dunno.
jon

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colmar
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29 Mar 2010 - 6:07 PM

Playing catch up here Carol forgive me for clicking on the remainder but this is a wonderful set of images such clarity detail and colour Colin

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Gezina
Gezina  7 United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
29 Mar 2010 - 7:01 PM

He is clanging on for dear life Wink well captured series Carol - Ina

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AshTree
AshTree  51702 forum posts England6 Constructive Critique Points
29 Mar 2010 - 7:09 PM

Amazing close up detail! Not a bug person myself, but this little chap looks so cute!!! Lovely set, well taken.

Theresa

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29 Mar 2010 - 7:22 PM

What a cutie. Another fine set.
Chris

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CaptainTweaky
29 Mar 2010 - 7:30 PM

A superb detailed set of images - but it's not the best looking bug is it?! Smile
David

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29 Mar 2010 - 7:30 PM

Great macros - as always. Sue

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29 Mar 2010 - 7:36 PM

Great captures again Carol
Steve

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29 Mar 2010 - 8:07 PM

amazing images carol,top class.ray

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vandalp  6
29 Mar 2010 - 8:19 PM

Execellent shots as always Carole.
Vanda

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pluckyfilly
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29 Mar 2010 - 8:51 PM

superb set of this unusual animal - I think he is a great character

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MandsH  7 England
29 Mar 2010 - 10:24 PM

Brilliant shots
Mandy

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GlenD  7 United States
30 Mar 2010 - 5:55 AM

Ain't he wonderful! brill detailed shot
Glen

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Cor
Cor  5 Belgium
30 Mar 2010 - 8:55 AM

And You keep going on +++++
cor

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2 Apr 2010 - 6:13 PM

A cracking collection of close ups of this clinging clanger

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helenlinda
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3 Apr 2010 - 9:07 AM

v1 for me - wonderful capture
Helen

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