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Silken Cage

By fossilized
I'd never thought of a dandelion clock as a deadly fly trap before but this poor bug was well and truly trapped and going frantic trying to escape with no success at all.

I broke the locks after I'd taken the photo!

Thanks for looking

Tags: General Dandelion Insect Seeds Clock Close-up and macro Wildlife and nature

Voters: plugin, riprap007, lelhurst and 25 more


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Comments


plugin 17 1 Canada
12 May 2008 12:05PM
Excellent macro.. and a kind person also.
Jim
NEWMANP 13 1.6k 574 United Kingdom
12 May 2008 12:23PM
good picture, well taken,
Phil
janet 19 27 England
12 May 2008 12:24PM
Well taken! I am glad you let him go. Good for you.

Jan.
Shroomer 15 14 167 England
12 May 2008 12:28PM
Great Macro and a nice gesture
Richard
AlanBW 15 20 England
12 May 2008 12:31PM
An amazing capture, glad you released it
12 May 2008 12:44PM
Wow amazing Smile
KathyW 18 1.8k 12 Norfolk Island
12 May 2008 12:44PM
Interesting shot, a bit different from your average dandy clock.
FujiJan 14 3 England
12 May 2008 12:45PM
super macro shot, fab detail..
lonely_oryx 14 61 55 England
12 May 2008 1:23PM
Excellent image
mark2uk 15 1.1k 8 England
12 May 2008 1:24PM
Wow, well spotted and captured!
Mark
rowarrior 14 4.4k 9 Scotland
12 May 2008 1:30PM
well spotted, and glad you released him
TyChee 17 275 1 United States
12 May 2008 3:15PM
Awesome capture! Well seen.
Ty
GMKhamish 13 1 2 United Kingdom
12 May 2008 3:38PM
UNUSUAL, WELL SEEN AND RECORDED.
Maiwand 15 3 73 England
12 May 2008 8:03PM
Never looked upon a Dandelion head as being dangerous- even to bugs! Well spotted.
Ron
Bodiewil 14 46 Wales
13 May 2008 8:09AM
Well spotted and captured
User_Removed 13 78 1 United Kingdom
13 May 2008 9:11PM
well spotted macro capture

dave
BarbaraR 15 1.2k 1 England
24 May 2008 9:20AM
This is super. Trapped in such a delicate structure.
Kind of you to let him free !
Well done.

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