The Angry Tortoise.

By bricurtis
The Angry Tortoise.

Got a slice of melon stuck on his nose - and had difficulty trying to eat it - started to roar !!!!Smile

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Tags: General Tortoise Close-up and macro Pets and captive animals Wildlife and nature Humour and fun

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Comments


pamelajean Plus
10 951 1808 United Kingdom
8 Jun 2012 8:03PM
Good heavens, I thought my husband was a messy eater, but this tortoise takes the biscuitTongue!
Hilarious well-timed shot, Brian, and I can't remember having seen inside a tortoise's mouth before.

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I am not surprised he is angry after having food he could not get at it Smile

Nice shot Bri Smile
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
8 Jun 2012 8:32PM
Like the above comments: excellent shot and very original, and so well timed.
Ronnie.
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
8 Jun 2012 9:09PM
Sharp and such an original view. Excellent capture, Brian.

Dave
franken Plus
13 3.9k 4 Wales
8 Jun 2012 9:34PM
This is one impressive image Brian! GrinGrin

Ken
CaroleS Plus
6 414 3 United Kingdom
8 Jun 2012 9:57PM
Yes they do get angry, strange isn't it you don't really associate them with having tantrumsSmile Good image.
Carole
SlowSong Plus
7 6.1k 29 England
8 Jun 2012 10:03PM
Aw, how cute. What a mess. I hope you rescued him. Smile
Chris
8 Jun 2012 10:31PM
He really isn't happy is he Smile great capture.
pluckyfilly Plus
9 350 33 United Kingdom
8 Jun 2012 10:37PM
poor thing I hope you removed the offending food for himWink good photo Brian with lots of detail
annettep38 Plus
4 217 38 Costa Rica
8 Jun 2012 11:16PM
pamelajean you made me burst!!!
TongueTongueTongueTongue
great fun!!
certainly an unusual shot Smile
teocali Plus
8 441 18 England
8 Jun 2012 11:18PM
Stunning detail and perfect timing, Brian. Love the variety of textures and the animated expression of disgust - never seen that much character displayed by a tortoise before - LOL
Sylvia
AnnChown Plus
6 198 1 United Kingdom
9 Jun 2012 7:50AM
Oh yuk! What a mess which we are able to see in such detail courtesy of you and your macro lens!
Ann
vickyf Plus
10 8 8 United Kingdom
9 Jun 2012 9:05AM
This almost put me off my breakfast! Great timing.
Maiwand Plus
9 3 71 England
9 Jun 2012 9:19AM
Terrific shot Brian.
Ron
chase Plus
10 1.1k 246 England
9 Jun 2012 9:48AM
Oh dear,what a mess he has gotten himself into,now give him a good wipe down with a damp cloth ! Wink
ChiliMan Plus
9 135 17 Singapore
9 Jun 2012 9:55AM
I've been known to roar when I've had a pork chop plastered to my melon and I just can't get to it. My heart goes out to this poor tortoise.

A wonderfully detailed and timed capture of a tortoise's meloncholy, Brian.

Andrew
Glostopcat Plus
10 255 2 England
9 Jun 2012 11:23PM
A fantastic close up Brian, you've timed this one to perfection. This angry fella has tortoise how not to eat water melon!Grin
ChiliMan Plus
9 135 17 Singapore
12 Jun 2012 5:31PM
LOL at Ed's comment Grin

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