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.


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


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


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


    Rescued again!


    Trying to dry off while negotiating a hairy forest.


    Now happy outside on a Gardenia leaf.


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


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


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


    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

    Sep 28, 2012
    S.Yorkshire, UK
    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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