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*** Crrrunch! ***

By cats_123  
One of the wild tortoises on Santa Cruz island. Our guide dropped the fruit and it took Mr T about 5 mns to decide it was safe to eat...but when he did he picked up the fruit like an egg and then crrrruunnnched it!

One of those everlasting memories Smile

Thanks for dropping by...have a look Large if you have time.

A little selective sharpening applied, but otherwise as shot

1/80s
f/5.6
iso 400
200mm

Tags: Landscape and travel Wildlife and nature Galapagos giant tortoise

Voters: Richsr, pronabk, photophantom and 5 more


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achieverswales 11 8 101 Wales
10 Aug 2010 10:49AM
This is a great once in a lifetime shot, you did well to capture it, but the focus is not great!
Richsr 14 91 223 England
10 Aug 2010 11:01AM
Well timed crunch capture, good details, too.
Regards Richard
photophantom 13 108 3 Philippines
10 Aug 2010 11:10AM
great timing
Dennis
cats_123 Plus
17 5.1k 30 Northern Ireland
10 Aug 2010 11:13AM

Quote:This is a great once in a lifetime shot, you did well to capture it, but the focus is not great!
thanks for the feedback...looking the exif I think the speed was probably too slow. Camear set on Auto....something I'll havetto watch out for Smile
Daisymaye Plus
13 23 20 Canada
10 Aug 2010 2:13PM
I wondered what this was going to be. Surprise a turtle, and what a well timed shot. Great capture, good detail............Sandy
barbarahirst 13 27 12 United Kingdom
10 Aug 2010 2:25PM
WOW !!!!! First class....
User_Removed 11 34 4 United Kingdom
28 Sep 2010 4:28PM
LOve it

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