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Fairly Furry Fella for Fefe

By ChiliMan
Diane ( Fefe ), as a thank you for uploading the Little Fat Fluff Bomb, hereís something I went looking for from the archives. A little moth on the wall outside the bathroom. Taken just over 3 years ago.

Not amazing shots Ďcos taken indoors under the wall light and the camís got no image stabilisation. I tried to brace myself as firmly as poss while taking the shots. Hopefully Iíve brought out enough detail with some processing.

Good shots or not, I just had to share the furriness with you Grin

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Thanks for the response to my Silly Sunday shots, people. Itís been grinful reading them GrinGrin

EDIT: Major thanks to Lynne ( LynneJoyce ) for identifying this as a Yellow Tussock Moth [Euproctis lutea].


Andrew

Tags: Moth Furry Small Insect Close-up and macro Singapore Hairy Wildlife and nature Winged beast

Voters: CaroleS, SUE118, mikbee and 28 more

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CaroleS Plus
6 423 3 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2012 4:44PM
A very furry fellow Andrew!SmileSmileSmileSmile
Carole

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SUE118 Plus
8 8 1 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2012 4:50PM
So cute and the ahhhhhhh factor.
mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
29 Aug 2012 4:57PM
Good shots of the Fairly Furry Fella for Fefe Andrew.
Although I did have to put my teeth in to pronounce that !!
Mick.
SlowSong Plus
8 6.4k 29 England
29 Aug 2012 5:11PM
He's really hairy. Smile Love the textures.
x
mrswoolybill Plus
9 965 1492 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2012 5:26PM
That is definitely the hairiest moth I have ever seen. Fifty years ago it would have people yelling 'Get yer hair cut!' I'm amazed that it can fly!
Moira
CarolG Plus
9 196 18 Greece
29 Aug 2012 5:33PM
What a hairy critter, Andrew, just love the sprigs of hairs on his legs Grin Super captures. Carol
Fefe Plus
4 23 31 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2012 6:05PM
Awwwwww thankyou Andrew..................he is a lovely furry fluff bombGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
He looks like he is having a nap in V1Grin

Lovely side shots.......... Told you they were not boringWink

Thankyou.......... he is lovely!
Diane
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
29 Aug 2012 6:27PM
LOL ! another one who needs a haircut and combing!
Ade_Osman 13 4.5k 36 England
29 Aug 2012 7:11PM
My my, he is a furry fluff bomb......Wish I knew what it was, but I haven't a clue? Sad

Ade
LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2012 7:24PM
Lovely furry chap nicely captured. Don't know what it is but it also appears here -

http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/8458527

and the guy who took that didn't know what it was either. No matter, as long as the moth knew!
29 Aug 2012 8:28PM
Has a definite cute fluffy hairiness about it Smile
Lillian Plus
7 22 17 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2012 9:18PM
As bad as naming cars Andrew...! at least you knew some
A cute image and sure Diane likes them too
And I have not a clue what it is either
Lillian
EAS 7 1 13 Scotland
29 Aug 2012 11:04PM
Looks like someone needs to make further inquiries as to ancestry, with possible hints of a hedgehog somewhere down the line!!

Ann
29 Aug 2012 11:31PM
Lovely furry chap
annettep38 Plus
5 218 40 Costa Rica
29 Aug 2012 11:43PM
very cute fluffy little moth, perfect detail.
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
30 Aug 2012 6:33AM
He certainly is a fluffy little fellow and you've captured some fabulous furry detail in these images.
franken Plus
14 4.0k 4 Wales
30 Aug 2012 8:07AM
Well captured Andrew.

Ken
Joline Plus
10 27 53 United States
30 Aug 2012 1:13PM
How cute!!!!!! A little ball of fluff.
cassiecat 8 39 46 England
31 Aug 2012 5:16PM
all the f's.....
v1 for me.lesley x

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