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KarenFB Plus
10 4.7k 169 England
1 Oct 2013 5:35AM
I've never seen such a hairy one!! Brilliantly caught, lots of lovely details! Smile

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1 Oct 2013 5:39AM
Yes - new to me too, Carol.
Well spotted.
Hermanus 4 4 South Africa
1 Oct 2013 5:44AM
We would have remained so ignorant without your superb macro photography Carol !! Excellent images !!
LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
1 Oct 2013 6:22AM
This one has the 'Aaaaaaah' factor in bucket loads (well for me it does)!
1 Oct 2013 7:09AM
I echo Herman, thanks so much for teaching us about these cute little bugs.

Caziwinkles 4 3 1 United Kingdom
1 Oct 2013 7:09AM
He almost needs a haircut! Superb detail in this tiny critter. Smile

SUE118 Plus
8 8 1 United Kingdom
1 Oct 2013 7:10AM
And hello to him, he's so cute love his coat.
Nikonuser1 Plus
4 108 14 United Kingdom
1 Oct 2013 7:19AM
A great set of images CarolSmile

1 Oct 2013 7:19AM
ACE. What a marvellous little critter. You have caught him to perfection, Carol (What's new?!!!!). Amazing hairy detail emphasised so well by the super light. Well done.

danbrann Plus
12 629 17
1 Oct 2013 7:43AM
A hairy little critter and every hair is so sharp.
1 Oct 2013 7:55AM
Cute is in the eye of the beholder I think.....Wink
Great images though
ColleenA Plus
4 322 4 Australia
1 Oct 2013 8:13AM
Superb photography Carol....not to sure about cute excellent set
viscostatic 10 35 5 United Kingdom
1 Oct 2013 8:16AM
What a delightful little creature Carol. Well spotted and photographed.

Andysnapper 8 109 25 England
1 Oct 2013 8:18AM
Definitely a bad hair day. 3 wonderful images Carol and what an amazing looking creature.

AnneB50 4 118 18 Scotland
1 Oct 2013 8:36AM
Amazing detail as always, not sure he would be my interpretation of 'cute' though!
RonnieAG Plus
7 153 116 Scotland
1 Oct 2013 9:00AM
How spotted this tiny critter is beyond me, but a good find as I think it's the first hairy shield bug I have seen.
Fine detailed set, Carol.
fentiger Plus
15 916 23 England
1 Oct 2013 9:13AM
I suppose it is cute in a way. No. 2 is the winner for me.

SlowSong Plus
8 6.5k 29 England
1 Oct 2013 9:16AM
Aw, he needs a stroke. Smile
richmowil Plus
7 310 1 England
1 Oct 2013 9:42AM
Good set of fine images Carol!!
7 10 10 England
1 Oct 2013 10:07AM
He is cute - didn't realise furry ones existed.
1 Oct 2013 10:14AM
He looks like he has put his finger in the electric socket Smile Definitely a bad hair day for the little fella Super macro CarolSmileSmile
EileenH 3 1 United Kingdom
1 Oct 2013 11:58AM
Great set Smile

TonyDy Plus
8 5 2 United Kingdom
1 Oct 2013 11:59AM
Great set, Carol - never seen a hairy shield bug before!
Irishkate Plus
6 38 102 United Kingdom
1 Oct 2013 12:08PM
Astonishing detail with this hairy critter.
Backlighting adds to the clarity.
1 Oct 2013 12:31PM
you must have eyes like an eagle Carol well spotted never seen a hairy one before grand detail

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Chinga Plus
6 3 1 United Kingdom
1 Oct 2013 12:41PM
Lol! A grooming brush is a-miss here! Grin
Magical set Carol! Very well seen.... And he is gorgeous!
PS - To reply to your question on my "stone faces" - The ones in the sand are from Vagator beach in India seen during different trips, but V4 I found in a stone quarry in Portland UK. (The famous Portland Stone).
Have a lovely day
Daisymaye Plus
8 23 10 Canada
1 Oct 2013 1:06PM
Didn't know they came hairy. Or is it a baby? Great shots with lots of clarity........Sandy
1 Oct 2013 1:23PM
how weird but what a superb set
1 Oct 2013 3:05PM
Excellent captures, great details and beautiful poses!Smile
TrevBatWCC Plus
8 12 10 England
1 Oct 2013 3:38PM
Well, hello to you too, Mr Shield Bug! Can't say I've seen a hairy one before - excellent set, Carol. Think V1 has to be my fave, for the pose and eye contact Wink
Trev Smile
ali63 Plus
4 756 1 United Kingdom
1 Oct 2013 3:52PM
What a little beauty Carol. well spotted & captured,

Ali SmileSmile
6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
1 Oct 2013 4:46PM
A most interesting and certainly charming little fella. Very well captured with pin sharp detail Carol

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
Niknut Plus
6 1.3k 69 United Kingdom
1 Oct 2013 5:45PM
Great shots !!.....what a strange little critter !!
annettep38 Plus
5 218 40 Costa Rica
1 Oct 2013 6:38PM
is he the cooky-monster among the little bugs? or a hippie version? any which way, he is my beauty of the day!
jaktis Plus
12 84 Sweden
1 Oct 2013 6:43PM
I have never seen a futty shield bug, great to see

1881 4 India
1 Oct 2013 7:41PM
Great set of images Smile

Fantastic detail, so well captured
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
3 Oct 2013 6:40AM
A fantastic set of close ups of this hairy little fella, v1 made me smile
ChiliMan Plus
10 135 17 Singapore
3 Oct 2013 7:49AM
AWWW. Never seen a baby shield bug before. Can't believe it's so furry!! GrinGrinGrin

Am beginning to question my definition of the word cute!! Great captures of this critter!

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