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16-Jun-2022 Christine Hanrahan

Antelope Beetle (Dorcus parallelus)

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Don Mottershead01-Jul-2022 01:23
Very cool.
Jola Dziubinska26-Jun-2022 23:19
Very fine capture. V.
Doug Cruden26-Jun-2022 10:24
Goodness me, it looks like something out of a 1960s horror film :o). Excellent clos up Christine, nicely composed too
LynnH24-Jun-2022 20:20
Nice with the maple seeds for some scale. A handsome bug! V
Graeme23-Jun-2022 23:17
In your shot, this beetle looks BIG, though I doubt it is. Great lighting.BV!!
Buz Kiefer23-Jun-2022 20:38
He looks menacing. Great detail and a fine close-up photo. BV
Pieter Bos23-Jun-2022 14:03
Excellent makro! ~V
barbarajoy23-Jun-2022 13:21
A big fellow and sharp claws. A nice find well photographed.
Marcia Colelli23-Jun-2022 12:39
Excellent close up with wonderful sharp details. V
joseantonio23-Jun-2022 03:22
nice light and details.V.
Hank Vander Velde23-Jun-2022 02:09
Super shot Christine. That's some big hooks its got ato grab with.
globalgadabout23-Jun-2022 01:45
superior positively glistens..
Liz Bickel23-Jun-2022 01:44
This reminds me of the scarab beetles sacred in ancient Egypt. Those were dung beetles, but still... This one sounds very good for the environment.
Pierre Martin23-Jun-2022 01:25
got some big weapons on that head, beautiful picture!
hayl23-Jun-2022 00:06
It’s fairly big judging against the maple seed. Good choice for iconic summer shots.
janescottcumming22-Jun-2022 23:38
Amazing closeup, nice sharp shot. V
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