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Green Shield Beetle

By Russell_Charles
Back to things with legs. He probably has a fancy name but he is a green Shield Beetle. About the size of a new penny. Looking for bugs and nearly laid on him' Oh he is supposed to be that flat!! No insects were harmed making this picture

Tags: Insects Garden Green Close-up and macro Shield bug Wildlife and nature Flash and lighting

Voters: gazlowe, Andysnapper, charlotte and 5 more


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Comments


Andysnapper 7 109 25 England
23 May 2012 6:35AM
Great shot and your write up made me laugh as well.

Andy

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WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.5k 148 England
23 May 2012 8:49AM
Well camouflaged, and a good capture in the grass. Very commendable to be able to get down that low, Russell Wink

Dave
Irishkate Plus
5 33 92 United Kingdom
23 May 2012 11:18AM
Interesting creature well captured.
Where do you find all these bugs and beasties?
Being so small no wonder you nearly flattened him more!!
KateGrin
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5 4.9k 125 United Kingdom
23 May 2012 1:10PM
A great image, full of natural colours and superb detail, such a great macro-photograph.

Regards Nathan
24 May 2012 5:37AM
Kate, due to work hours all recent macro have come from our back garden! and Dave getting down is easier than getting up, so I stay down for awhile lol. Thanks for your comments. regards

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