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Old Jun 17, 2009, 11:21 AM   #1
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This guy was inside one of our bird feeders.
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Old Jun 17, 2009, 12:09 PM   #2
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Wow! That is one great macro! Robert
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Old Jun 17, 2009, 4:31 PM   #3
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With that tele-macro it isn't as close as it looks, which would be too close for comfort!
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Great shot! It looks like some sort of alien creature!
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Awesome macro photo.
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What a shot.
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I wonder what the black bumps on the top of his head are?
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I wonder what the black bumps on the top of his head are?
They are simple eyes, each composed of a single large visual receptor, or ocellus, rather than the two large compound eyes, which are made of multiple smaller ocelli grouped together like a honeycomb.

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Stunning photography
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Old Jun 27, 2009, 7:41 PM   #10
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Thank you, all.
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