An Unintended Swim!

Discussion in 'Nature' started by Ross the fiddler, Dec 8, 2012.

  1. Ross the fiddler

    Ross the fiddler Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    It's a risky place this dog's water bowl! :eek: 

    This beetle wasn't in a rip, but just couldn't swim through this stuff or find a way out.

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    So I rescued him (her?). :smile:

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    Meanwhile, Toby (our Foxy Pug) was too busy 'day dreaming' to notice a beetle was having a paddle in his water bowl.

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    Oh No! Not another in difficulty again! :doh:

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    Rescued again!

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    Trying to dry off while negotiating a hairy forest.

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    Now happy outside on a Gardenia leaf.

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    Let's take a closer look to see if he's happy (a crop of the above photo).

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    "Oh, look out for that hungry spider!" :eek: 

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    Ah, he's seen it & will stay clear of that hungry, hairy beast.

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    All taken with E-M5, M60 macro lens & diffused FL36R flash (FP-TTL mode).

    I hope it was entertaining enough for you. ;) 

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  2. savvy

    savvy Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Great storytelling pictures, Ross, and commentary :thumbup:
     
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  3. Ross the fiddler

    Ross the fiddler Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Thanks Savvy. It was fun getting the photos & the rest just fell into place. :wink: :biggrin:
     
  4. Firedogg

    Firedogg Have cash, will spend

    Thanks Ross. Great set of photos. I really enjoyed them.
     
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