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Definite Tussock Moth-caterpillar


Posted by Cynthia Crawford on Mon Aug 19, 2019 6:38 pm

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D750, 150 macro, 1/400, f/9 ISO  1250 hand held

Found this brilliant little critter this AM- had to look it up- no idea what it was. Apparently some of this genre  can cause a painful sting if touched...which I didn't. (Not this one any, I don't think. )
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by Craig Lipski on Mon Aug 19, 2019 7:06 pm
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I love the color palette and the comp. perfect DOF.
Good light,
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by Ron Day on Mon Aug 19, 2019 9:26 pm
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Cindy, gorgeous framing and detail — a beautiful image. Love it.
 

by Tom Whelan on Tue Aug 20, 2019 8:45 pm
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Excellent image with an elegant curving pose that shows off the details, and a pretty setting.
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by Carol Clarke on Wed Aug 21, 2019 8:03 am
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Excellent capture of this lovely species, Cindy! Superb image.

This is one of those look but don't touch beauties! Quite a few of these more hairy varieties can at best cause a nasty irritation to the skin if touched.

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by rhighercat on Wed Aug 21, 2019 10:08 pm
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Lovely image! love the colors and the composition. Interesting looking fuzzy caterpillar like creature.
 

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