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Hoover for ants

By annettep38  
When I was looking at the freshly welded garage door just before there was no light left, one of the builders shouted   VEEEE!!!
He was still in the bushes then but I ran to the house, grabbed the camera with the portrait lens (!) and then raced around the garden, dicing through hedges and ending up my belly in an anthill. Sadly enough we upset him before he could hoover that one up.

half a tin of tigerbalm later I am quite chuffed with my shots of this nightly garden guest.

Many thanks for your kind votes and comments for the sunrise over the Whitsundays.

Many thanks to Lynne, Graham and Isabel for their kind awards.

Tags: Ants Low light Armadillo Wildlife and nature Gymnastics with a D4

Voters: CarolG, Jukka, cabbie and 36 more

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CarolG 13 199 20 Greece
29 Sep 2015 6:16AM
Superb, Annette SmileSmileSmileSmileSmile

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ddolfelin Plus
8 103 3 Wales
29 Sep 2015 7:20AM
Brilliant action shots!
29 Sep 2015 7:39AM
Stunning captures.
LynneJoyce Plus
12 22 101 United Kingdom
29 Sep 2015 9:06AM
You are so lucky to live somewhere with such wonderful wildlife ad we are so lucky to be able to share it via your photographs.
29 Sep 2015 9:24AM
Great shots with V1 outstsanding .
Irishkate Plus
9 42 118 United Kingdom
29 Sep 2015 9:41AM
Wow love V1 Annette with lovely bokeh.
Kate Grin
fotobee Plus
6 4 3 South Africa
29 Sep 2015 10:31AM
This is a very, very lovely series, Annette, especally v1 ! Lovely shots indeed, it must have all been worth it, especially your gymnastics,after lying on the ant nest !! (heh heh) Regards Martin TongueBlushBlush
rontear Plus
17 23 8 England
29 Sep 2015 12:24PM
A rarity indeed Annette, V1 a cracker ! My award.
Ron
29 Sep 2015 2:24PM
Superb capture
Mollycat Plus
7 21 2 United Kingdom
29 Sep 2015 3:07PM
Much more interesting than our average wild life, and super captures Annette.
Peter GrinGrinGrin
JuBarney Plus
9 33 4 United Kingdom
29 Sep 2015 5:05PM
A terrific set
Ju
gajewski 15 10 9 United States
29 Sep 2015 6:36PM
Great "portrait" Annette. I do like your nice low POV here.
-\=Walter
taggart Plus
15 47 14 United States
29 Sep 2015 6:39PM
We need one of these-- we have many ants out there-- pinhead bighters!
Maiwand 13 3 73 England
29 Sep 2015 7:37PM
Super shots Annette. First one I have seen -- either here or elsewhere.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron
Chinga Plus
9 3 2 United Kingdom
30 Sep 2015 2:51AM
What a beauty Annette! What wouldn't I give to see an Armadillo strolling in my back yard...
They are rather prehistoric and very quirky... Super captures specially V1... Lovey work! GrinGrinGrin
IB
BarbaraR 14 597 1 England
30 Sep 2015 8:08AM
Super captures of this truly wonderful animal.
Well done.
I envy you having such creatures in your garden.

B.
AnnJ 8 5 Scotland
30 Sep 2015 5:35PM
What a great capture. Ann.

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