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We are family (clones, actually)

A familiy of aphids. The females give birth to live daughters without being impregnated, it's called parthogenesis, and actually it's some sort of cloning. A great strategy to cover ground quickly.

Canon EOS 20D ,Canon MP-E65mm f/2.8 1-5X Macro
1/50s f/11.0 at 65.0mm iso400 with Flash full exif

other sizes: small medium original auto
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