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bobsblues 8 10 2 United Kingdom
6 Mar 2011 5:41AM
he's an ugly brute is that one well taken carol.rob

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6 Mar 2011 6:17AM
A fine moment recorded so well.
EddieDaisy 9 2.8k 1 United Kingdom
6 Mar 2011 6:19AM
It's an oil beetle.
dven Plus
13 25 United Kingdom
6 Mar 2011 7:05AM
Four cracking images

jaktis 14 84 Sweden
6 Mar 2011 7:46AM
Looks like a hard struggle

Rock Plus
16 10 2 England
6 Mar 2011 7:48AM
He must be from outer-space, amazing shots of this amazing insect.

JO4NNA 7 9 United Kingdom
6 Mar 2011 8:10AM
Ooooowwww kill it hahahaha! It looks horrid lol. What an amazing image, we'll done! x
saeidNL 8 3 Netherlands
6 Mar 2011 8:22AM
Fantastic set of images,all very beautiful.
andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
6 Mar 2011 8:34AM
brilliant set of close up's carol cracking detail v4 for me today a belter nice one Wink
jonwebber 9 4 1 United Kingdom
6 Mar 2011 8:38AM
Gravity defying insect life, very well taken.
6 Mar 2011 8:48AM
madbilly 9 1 4 England
6 Mar 2011 8:52AM
Aha, an absailing beetle, maybe its in the beetle special forces on a training mission !

EAS 9 1 13 Scotland
6 Mar 2011 9:00AM
Just how I'd feel left hanging somewhere like that and dreading the moment I had to let go, though hopefully I don't actually look quite so alien! V4 for me.

6 Mar 2011 9:04AM
One horrible looking bug but captured at a very opportune moment with cracking detail and timing.

moiral 8 12 Scotland
6 Mar 2011 9:11AM
4 great shots Carol, he looks huge. Great detail and just love seeing it's face in V1. Moira
helenlinda Plus
11 360 22 United Kingdom
6 Mar 2011 9:15AM
What fun !!!
Lovely shots Carol.
I remember Burl Ives singing about the "Ugly bug ball" - this one seems to be on one of the swings in the ugly bug playground !!
videotec 9 8 United Kingdom
6 Mar 2011 9:30AM
These are fantastic Macro shots Carol--As usual from you--great find---Did it Fall off Carol.
mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1929 United Kingdom
6 Mar 2011 9:34AM
Hanging on for dear life! V1 wins for me, we can just see the face and it's definitely looking down - 'How far to fall if I let go?'
User_Removed 13 386 2 United Kingdom
6 Mar 2011 9:49AM
All in perfect detail, excellent.
Alvar 11 23 2 France
6 Mar 2011 9:51AM
Great shots Carol V1 for me
SUE118 Plus
10 8 1 United Kingdom
6 Mar 2011 9:52AM
Super shots Carol, perhaps he's pole dancing!!! Have a good day.
tomcat 12 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
6 Mar 2011 9:58AM
All good Carol, but V1 for me
What a strange critterSmile

Adderwatcher 8 60 19 United Kingdom
6 Mar 2011 10:03AM
Fantastic set of captures Carol!
6 Mar 2011 10:23AM
another example of good macro work Carol if i had to choose it would be V1 but any one can stand on its own.
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
6 Mar 2011 10:44AM
Love the way the legs are wrapped round the stem, clinging on for dear life, only it did not work: excellent close-ups once again, Carol.
SheilaMai 8 3 United Kingdom
6 Mar 2011 10:46AM
What amazing pictures. Well done on getting so close like that.
pamelajean Plus
12 1.1k 2023 United Kingdom
6 Mar 2011 11:18AM
I've missed your acrobatic insects, Carol, but glad to be able to view them again, happy to be back.
bricurtis 12 2.2k 49 England
6 Mar 2011 11:29AM
Good choice for V1 carol - that's my fav here.
barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
6 Mar 2011 12:12PM
A great set
V1 reminded me of a knight in shining armour climbing up a rope ... albeit green !
Should have been a damsons lock of hair
O.K. it is Sunday !
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 16 Canada
6 Mar 2011 12:22PM
Great shots Carol. Certainly not the prettiest of bugs. .........Sandy
GarrathE 9 4 United Kingdom
6 Mar 2011 12:52PM
LynneJoyce Plus
10 20 99 United Kingdom
6 Mar 2011 1:04PM
A fine fellow and an acrobat too.
SlowSong Plus
9 7.4k 30 England
6 Mar 2011 1:04PM
Grin You make these small creatures seem so, err, human.... I'm sure he's got a worried look on his face.
Great fun.
achieverswales 7 8 101 Wales
6 Mar 2011 1:06PM
Great macro shots Carol, V1 for me.


6 Mar 2011 1:20PM
Superb set as usual, Carol, and I have to agree with Trev, v.1 for me too. By the heck....looks like something out of 'Day of The Triffids' ! Wink Very well captured.
viscostatic 11 36 5 United Kingdom
6 Mar 2011 3:32PM
A great close-up Carol.

jabe 7 10 4 United Kingdom
6 Mar 2011 3:53PM
Grin Like something out of Monty Python,s, great fun shot,sGrin
BarbaraR 12 17 1 England
6 Mar 2011 4:06PM
Yikes, hold tight !
Lovely close detail of a weird bug.
Well done.

brilliant capture carol,well captured indeed.ray
Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
6 Mar 2011 4:48PM
Whew! this should be called 'Swing time' a little breeze and off he would go ..
great set Carol and so detailed
goso 11 2 1 Australia
6 Mar 2011 5:16PM
"Oh BUGger" he's thinking - great pics caught well Carol...Bill
gingerdelight 11 298 11 United Kingdom
6 Mar 2011 5:38PM
Another terrific set Carol, well captured!
cassiecat 10 39 46 England
6 Mar 2011 8:33PM
v1 for me.lesley
TerryMcK 9 72 2 United Kingdom
6 Mar 2011 8:33PM
A fascinating, well-taken macro series, Carol.
The bugs are back!! Well spotted Carol & very very well taken. Louise
aftertherain 13 4.2k 2 United Kingdom
6 Mar 2011 9:31PM
Well spotted
LexEquine 12 19 United States
6 Mar 2011 10:09PM
Great set of finely-detailed captures of this 'plump black insect,' Carol. Hope that your Weekend has been pleasant. Stay well.
6 Mar 2011 11:43PM
is he auditioning for Tarzan ???? great capture .Gill
Anjantoo 10 7 1 England
7 Mar 2011 1:02AM
Perfect captures Carol.
PattiW 12 24 2 United States
7 Mar 2011 1:36AM
He looks like a little alien hanging on for deer life! Patti
7 Mar 2011 11:19AM
Hi Carol, very nicely recorded the fine moment. Excellently captured.

Silverzone 10 2 England
7 Mar 2011 1:55PM
Brilliant capture, love view 1, Sylvia
7 Mar 2011 11:41PM
Amazing wildlife shots v1 i like best, good detail, focus and dof. I really feel for him, clinging on for dear life! Love it! heres a much deserved user award
Very well done Smile
MikeRC Plus
13 3.6k United Kingdom
16 Mar 2011 11:28PM
...amazing pictures always :

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