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When I downloaded this pic to the pc, it looked like the little weevil was attempting a bit of weightlifting!
Have a great weekend, everyone.

Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:weevil weightlifting
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:29 May 2010 - 5:03 AM
Tags:Bug, Close-up, Close-up / macro, General, Humour / fun, Insect, Weevil, Weightlifter
Votes:93
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RajaSidambaram
29 May 2010 - 5:15 AM

The acrobatics of the weevil well captured, Carol.The blossom is a bonus - Raja.

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maratsuikka
29 May 2010 - 5:36 AM

i like weightlifting!

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tonyfernando123

Very nice macro work.......

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old timer
old timer  1055 forum posts Scotland1 Constructive Critique Points
29 May 2010 - 5:50 AM

Looks almost like part of the plant.
Jim

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debu
debu e2 Member 4debu vcard India
29 May 2010 - 5:56 AM

Excellent work.
Debu

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prabhusinha
prabhusinha e2 Member 6prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
29 May 2010 - 6:45 AM

Interesting & fabulous.

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VIKI
VIKI  8 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
29 May 2010 - 6:56 AM

What a colourful character he is too!!

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cjl47
cjl47  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
29 May 2010 - 7:15 AM

I thought it was a bird until i opened i up. lol.
It's Bank Holiday = RAIN here, so i went for a humorous upload today.
Glad you enjoyed them.
chris

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cassiecat
cassiecat  639 forum posts England46 Constructive Critique Points
29 May 2010 - 7:34 AM

v3 is my fav,congrats on the award.lesley

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Rock
Rock e2 Member 12Rock vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
29 May 2010 - 7:35 AM

Wonderful work !

Rock

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jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1081 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
29 May 2010 - 7:36 AM

A great set

Peter

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viscostatic
29 May 2010 - 7:44 AM

A great set Carol - these really are comical loking creatures, but beautiful too.

Phil.

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EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
29 May 2010 - 8:15 AM

Weightlifting is exavtly what I thought when I spotted this wee character! Made me smile, As ever, a cracking good set.

Ann

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SurreyHillsMan
SurreyHillsMan e2 Member 627 forum postsSurreyHillsMan vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
29 May 2010 - 8:16 AM

Love these guys Carol

Jon

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

Excellent macro work Carol -

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jonwebber
jonwebber  6 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
29 May 2010 - 8:44 AM

Certainly looks like a gym session.
jon

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nigele1
nigele1  10
29 May 2010 - 8:48 AM

I really lke this beast and its covering of pollen, beautiful series as usual. I'm starting to think you charm the insects into performning for you.

Nigel

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videotec
videotec  6 United Kingdom
29 May 2010 - 8:56 AM

Lovely sharp images Carol, unusual INSECT?---
By the way I haven't yet thanked my neighbour for the creeping Periwinkel---LOL---Love your comment
Regards
Pete

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andymark
andymark  4 England1 Constructive Critique Points
29 May 2010 - 9:09 AM

amazing close up as alway love all your work

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Cor
Cor  5 Belgium
29 May 2010 - 9:26 AM

Top set Carol< > Perfect matching colours also ***** 10/10
cor

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PinkK
PinkK  580 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
29 May 2010 - 9:31 AM

Superb detailed set once again Carol Smile
Kaleena

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HobbitDave
29 May 2010 - 9:50 AM

Another fantastic set, Carol, and the title is a winner. Looks like he's training for the Weevil Olympics Wink
Dave.

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paddyman
paddyman e2 Member 566 forum postspaddyman vcard United Kingdom
29 May 2010 - 10:11 AM

Your close up photography is super,keep up the good work.
Alec.

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sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk e2 Member 5267 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
29 May 2010 - 10:49 AM

every day i get amazed at the different creepy crawlies and bugs you find and i am totally astounded by your work top notch stuff Carol

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ChrisWallace
29 May 2010 - 11:11 AM

Great images Carol, nice work
Chris

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Mynett
Mynett e2 Member 6137 forum postsMynett vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
29 May 2010 - 11:32 AM

such fun... a cute bug too. in for the local gymnastic team here

Linda

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gabriel_flr
29 May 2010 - 11:38 AM

Well captured Carol! with this camouflage i was thinking it is a bloom...
have a nice weekend!
Gabriel

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gerrymac
gerrymac  7 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
29 May 2010 - 11:54 AM

Lovely detail....such weird insects
Gerry

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Joline
Joline e2 Member 8Joline vcard United States51 Constructive Critique Points
29 May 2010 - 12:10 PM

I thought the same thing...when I saw the thumb, I thought "interesting barbells".'V2 is my pick of the three though.

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PattiW
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29 May 2010 - 12:21 PM

Fantastic set of amazing images! Patti

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Image123  5 United Kingdom
29 May 2010 - 12:26 PM

great set
gareth

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SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 64404 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
29 May 2010 - 12:36 PM

Haha. Insect acrobatics. I love this little creature, so cute.
Chris

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
29 May 2010 - 12:47 PM

Another excellent set, Carol, and love the title!
TrevB Smile

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
29 May 2010 - 1:05 PM

A clever title here!
Jennnn

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7420 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1005 Constructive Critique Points
29 May 2010 - 1:52 PM

You saw weight-lifting, I'm seeing a circus tight-rope act. Great fun, and I can tell the face from the backside today!
Moira

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
29 May 2010 - 2:07 PM

Wonderful shots Carol.
Joan.

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8283 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
29 May 2010 - 2:35 PM

splendid detail of this little man from space

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DolphinLady
29 May 2010 - 2:36 PM

Amazingly fine detail to these shots Carol....fantastic.
Hilary (*.*)

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
29 May 2010 - 4:00 PM

Superb shots and the title is spot on
Wonderful work !!

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland111 Constructive Critique Points
29 May 2010 - 4:02 PM

Excellent shots of this extraordinary looking insect - and given such an appropriate title too.
Regards, Ronnie.

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Sylviwhalley
Sylviwhalley e2 Member 797 forum postsSylviwhalley vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
29 May 2010 - 5:08 PM

Great captures, of a strange looking creature.
Sylvia

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danbrann e2 Member 10473 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
29 May 2010 - 5:27 PM

Yes a winner all the way Carol.

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Bob_V
Bob_V  7 United States2 Constructive Critique Points
29 May 2010 - 6:02 PM

These are totally awesome Carol, the detail and color is amazing.
Bob

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Dave_Holdham
29 May 2010 - 6:59 PM

Superb set, v1 is my fav, weights and all. Smile

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SueTurner  981 forum posts England3 Constructive Critique Points
29 May 2010 - 7:01 PM

very clever set of images, all well composed, cant really chose, like em all !!

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29 May 2010 - 7:05 PM

Wonderful stuff - as always from you.

Sue

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Dinney  6 England2 Constructive Critique Points
29 May 2010 - 7:53 PM

Superb set Carol, lovely detail and colour,
Kev

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unicorn17  6 Scotland
29 May 2010 - 7:55 PM

Your shots of these critters make me laugh . they look so comical . great macro photography. Gill

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teocali
teocali e2 Member 6235 forum poststeocali vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
29 May 2010 - 9:56 PM

Unusual and absolutely fascinating set Carol - wonderful colours, detail and textures and I love the different poses of this little critter. Really cannot choose between them.
Sylvia

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nickyv32
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30 May 2010 - 7:36 AM

Its my little Clanger again, what a great set, love them

Nicky

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bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91899 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2010 - 9:25 AM

Superb Carol - I love the snout on theses weevils.
Brian.

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Growmore e2 Member 5Growmore vcard England3 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2010 - 12:49 PM

The clangers are back they are so beautiful Carol, superb work. Gary

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RTDS
RTDS  5 Cyprus
30 May 2010 - 8:11 PM

Awsome set of captures with excellent details.
Robert

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pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8763 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1592 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2010 - 8:22 PM

Gymnastic Clever Clinging Clanger, great stuff. I know these critters have a bad name, but the clanger connection endears me to them.

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samarmishra
31 May 2010 - 2:01 AM

Interesting image, lovely closeup. A well timed image. Fabulous......

samar mishra.

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31 May 2010 - 4:49 PM

Three stonking macros, WEIGHT to go Carol!

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