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When i was a Lad.....

By abovelifesize
A shot of the old man of the Fly WorldGrin A Thick Headed Fly.

These guys hijack Bumble Bees in flight and lay their eggs inside the unsuspecting bee who carries on while the larve develop inside them.

Thanks all for the comments.

Taken with Canons MPe-65 Macro Lens, MT24ex Twin Flash, 550D and Handheld.

Tags: General Flowers and plants Close-up and macro Wildlife and nature Flash and lighting

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CarolG Plus
10 198 19 Greece
21 Apr 2012 9:03AM
A fantastic capture, a great title, love his wonderful moustache Smile Carol

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Fefe Plus
5 23 31 United Kingdom
21 Apr 2012 9:05AM
Great image, love the pink bgGrin
Diane
Lovely sharp image with a beautifully contrasting background. Was this an in the wild shot?

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