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Horned Dung Beetle

By ali63
Many thanks for all votes & comments on yesterday's picture, I hope you like tonight's image, not sure of the ID, it landed on my camera bag, managed a few shots before it flew away again.

Ali GrinGrin

Many thanks to bricurtis for the correct ID, much appreciated Brian GrinGrin

Tags: Close-up and macro

Voters: Len1950, bricurtis, Ray12 and 31 more

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7 Jun 2015 8:51PM
Splendid macro work Ali.
bricurtis Plus
16 2.5k 51 England
7 Jun 2015 8:58PM
Looks to be one of these Ali. HERE horned dung beetle.
excellent close up Ali.

Trev_B 14 151 68 England
7 Jun 2015 9:28PM
Well done Ali... Pin sharp.

ColleenA Plus
9 489 7 Australia
7 Jun 2015 9:58PM
How thoughtful of the little guy to settle on your bag. A great shot Ali
RonnieAG Plus
11 154 119 Scotland
7 Jun 2015 11:06PM
I agree with Colleen: how considerate pf it to come to you instead of you having to seek it out.
And a good capture too......I like those iridescent spots on an otherwise dark surface.
8 Jun 2015 12:04AM
Super shot Ali. Cathy
mudge 19 1.0k 75 England
8 Jun 2015 12:13AM
Nice one!
CarolG 14 199 20 Greece
8 Jun 2015 5:20AM
A very willing subject, coming to your camera bag to be photographed Smile Excellent detail, Ali, well captured.
kirkoid 10 1 England
8 Jun 2015 6:46AM
Great detailed capture.
barbarahirst 13 27 12 United Kingdom
8 Jun 2015 7:52AM
a real character
Mollycat Plus
7 21 2 United Kingdom
8 Jun 2015 9:03AM
Strange little critter, don't know why Hollywood invents Aliens. We've got plenty.
Peter GrinGrinGrin
Metro6R4 10 3 1 United Kingdom
8 Jun 2015 12:46PM
Wish it had landed on my bag......
9 3 8 United Kingdom
8 Jun 2015 8:43PM
I wish it had landed on my wife's bag! She would have a run a mile!Tongue

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