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Hornet - Vespa crabro Ė Frelon or GuÍpe frelon or Guichard....

By SvetAriadne
The Hornet Who Almost Kicked Ariadne's Nest........Tongue
One warm day this beast we call the Hornet got stuck in our shower....perhaps the bright light lured it in....its broad wings whirlwind blew one million gusts per minute.......by looking at hornet's large size about 3.5cm long & boldly marked....we assumed our uninvited guest was a Queen Frelon itself....therefore we treated her accordingly.....my husband gently caught her into an empty glass & I took the Queen Frelon outside ....set her free on the flower bed......it took her about 5 minutes to gather her strength & senses.....then she gave me her last look & disappeared in the garden.....Smile...I was lucky to take a lot of close up photos...unfortunately I'm able to share only 1 for now....Smile.....

Tags: Close-up and macro

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Comments


what a super macro shot, great colours and lovely detail excellent photography SmileSmileSmileSmile
BRITCHIE
7 Jan 2015 3:03AM
So cool you let it go.
Mollycat Plus
9 21 2 United Kingdom
7 Jan 2015 9:13AM
A wonderful capture Svetlana,but I find your copyright mark a distraction. Maybe less could be more. Just a thought.
Peter
9 Jan 2015 11:08PM
Thank you for the comments & appreciation of the image....Peter....I agree with you about the watermark....I'll keep it in mind Smile
pks 18 2 England
10 Jan 2015 12:07AM
great macro well taken

peter
CarolG 16 199 20 Greece
18 Jan 2015 5:46PM
An excellent detailed close-up, Svetlana, and how kind you were to the hornet, we have some very vicious ones here in Crete Sad

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