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Isn’t Nature Amazing??

By ChiliMan
Today’s the day, people…Harry’s arrived Smile

I am over…the…moon.

V2 is just him. Look how beautiful he is!! And those long furry front legs Grin

V3 is him still clinging to his cocoon’s home.
V4 is him still clinging but a better shot of him.

Alrighty…I’m gonna upload and run ‘cos my eyes are demanding sleep big time. It’s tiring being a new parent to a powdery and slightly furry creature. Who knew, eh?

Will catch up with your pics and PMs very soon.

By the way, I love the comments on yesterday’s pic GrinGrin

More pics of Harry to come…

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Tags: Harry Moth Insect Caterpillar Pupa Cocoon Transformation Wildlife and nature

Voters: annettep38, SUE118, Michaela_Solway and 28 more

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Comments


annettep38 Plus
5 218 40 Costa Rica
19 Apr 2012 7:46PM
I knew this was yours!!
Great series Smile

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SUE118 Plus
8 8 1 United Kingdom
19 Apr 2012 7:50PM
Nature is amazing. I looked after a caterpillar as a child of 12 and saw it change into a cocoon and then one morning at 3am it emerged into a Oleander Moth then later in the morning I released it and the cat next door caught it and ate it. I was so upset.
A wonderful set of nature unfolding...very well captured
andylea 8 37 1 United Kingdom
19 Apr 2012 7:58PM
fantastic set andrew nature really is amazing nice ones Wink
andy
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
19 Apr 2012 8:04PM
These are the mother of all macros Andrew, natural history photography at its best. Thanks for sharing these with us, I bet the Big O will be green with envy when he sees theseSmile
AnneWorner 9 620 43 United States
19 Apr 2012 8:07PM
Congratulations! I know how wonderful it is to see this - a miracle of metamorphosis Smile

Anne
pamelajean Plus
10 969 1846 United Kingdom
19 Apr 2012 8:22PM
Hello, Daddy!!!!!!
Harry is a beauty.
Will you give him his freedom now?
SlowSong Plus
8 6.6k 29 England
19 Apr 2012 8:47PM
Aw what a sweetheart. And looks like he takes after his daddy too. I think he's got your nose. SmileSmileSmile
Chris
AnnChown Plus
7 199 1 United Kingdom
19 Apr 2012 9:02PM
Congratulations Andrew! You've done so well with nurturing Harry! Good to see his first pictures and I look forward to the next episode!
Ann
helenlinda Plus
9 344 22 United Kingdom
19 Apr 2012 9:14PM
So it has happened!!!
Wow, congratulations on these gorgeous shots Andrew SmileSmileSmile
Helen
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
19 Apr 2012 10:03PM
A painless delivery. A superb series... and a happy ending. Excellent, Andrew.

Dave
mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
19 Apr 2012 11:22PM
You can relax now Andrew after all your pacing up and down awaiting the delivery !!
A super set here.
Mick.
CarolG Plus
10 198 19 Greece
20 Apr 2012 6:00AM
Congratulations, daddy SmileSmileSmile. Such a shame a beautiful baby didn't turn into something more stunning, but what a wonderful experience for you to be able to photograph it from start to finish, Andrew. A fine set of images. Carol
cassiecat 8 39 46 England
20 Apr 2012 7:00AM
hellooo Harry, great to see him Grin love the presentation. lesley x
franken Plus
14 4.0k 4 Wales
20 Apr 2012 7:56AM
Excellent work here Andrew,

Ken
CaroleS Plus
6 424 3 United Kingdom
20 Apr 2012 8:53AM
Well he was certainly worth waiting for Andrew, a great set - Carole
Ade_Osman 13 4.5k 36 England
20 Apr 2012 9:43AM
Well done on bringing him on to adulthood, nice to see I was right Tongue Hope you're going to set him free now so he can have his wicked way with the ladies Wink

Ade
Joline Plus
10 27 53 United States
20 Apr 2012 12:47PM
Congratulations....Harry is a beauty.
bricurtis Plus
11 2.1k 49 England
20 Apr 2012 8:33PM
Superb A - great reportage - and a fantastic presentation of the result. Real quality image.Smile
Brian.
cassiecat 8 39 46 England
21 Apr 2012 7:50AM
looking forward to seeing more pics of Harry. good to know that he is free to find love and make babies Grin only hope he hasnt come to a premature end. congrats on the user award. lesley x
UrbaneMagick 4 172 1 United Kingdom
21 Apr 2012 1:23PM
Fantastic series.... well done!
Shellio 5 2 United Kingdom
21 Apr 2012 6:17PM
These are wonderful Andrew, great to see Harry has finally emerged and what a superstar he is Grin
Shell
dmhuynh72 8 44 3 United Kingdom
22 Apr 2012 9:15AM
well done, and yes totally amazing Andrew. I like the presentation in v1 and nicely done series.
have a good weekend
Yung
22 Apr 2012 11:30AM
YES!!!! Nature really is amazing ...
And havent you captured the change so very well
Doesnt make sense really ... a prickly sluggy thing changing to a soft thing that flys
evelen 11 5 England
22 Apr 2012 6:27PM
wonderful set of images.
eve.
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
23 Apr 2012 2:25AM
National Geographic images-- very impressive!

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