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Defiance !

This crab had some of its legs already torn off by the juvenile yellow crowned night heron. Yet when the heron dropped it in the water, it managed to show that it would put up a fight to the death. In a few seconds it was gone...

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Kevin Fairburn24-Mar-2013 15:13
Perfect timing.. excellent capture ..
Brian Karl Werner19-Apr-2012 03:44
Superb collection of fabulous shots!
Derec Owen19-Jan-2012 12:25
I hope the crab escaped, I would doubt it though somehow, excellent capture.
Voted !!!
Guest 08-Sep-2011 05:47
Poignant moment well captured!
luis r. fernandez 29-Aug-2011 12:45
I have seen all your pictures and all are completely exquisite. u are caching the right moment for a masterpiece. congratulation and contininue letting us enjoy so much beauty.
thanks very much for so much beauty.
Gerald Rozemeijer04-Aug-2010 17:10
great action shot
Duck 16-Mar-2010 09:05
Buba Jafarli28-Jan-2010 15:38
Wow, what a moment! Great capture!
Vitee18-Nov-2009 13:34
What a moment! Brilliant capture. V
coaster23-Oct-2009 01:00
Great shot and title. Sad, but that's life, and death.
Blandine Mangin05-Oct-2009 16:23
wonderful capture ! v
Pixel Shooter09-Jan-2009 04:18
picture perfect!!! V
Guest 04-Nov-2008 03:52
Stunning. Such a cool shot. -v
Jean D06-Mar-2008 02:38
WOW!! Superb capture and great timing, Joanne! A Jewel! GMV.
dorff27-Feb-2008 12:54
Can't imagine that defiance helped against a beak like that. Ouch! What a great image, if a sorry one for the crab. (V)
John Dicus17-Nov-2007 21:52
Great image! The title speaks volumes. This is again, a moment in natured capured beautifully. Your galleries are loaded with this stuff, and I love it.
Karen Moen11-Sep-2007 05:12
You have an amzing talent for capturing incredible wildlife images. Wow! Voted.
Apostolos Tikopoulos10-Sep-2007 17:03
Nice capture, excellent composition. V.
Guest 15-Mar-2007 02:40
I have been staring at this image for quite some time. It is an absolutely amazing image. The timing could not have been better. I feel for the crab. Wonderful shot and you should be quite proud of it. Voted!
Craig Persel14-Feb-2007 00:27
Wow. Outstanding capture.
Terry Thormin25-Jan-2007 04:31
Super shot Joanne! Sort of reminds me of a certain Monty Python movie. V
Guest 12-Jan-2007 08:31
Great shot, Love it !!
joanteno07-Jan-2007 14:31
Great Capture --
edwina beaumont06-Jan-2007 19:34
Fantastic action shot I feel a bit sory for the crab
Thierry Lucas28-Dec-2006 21:38
Very nice capture, Joanne.
Pixel Shooter18-Dec-2006 16:59
Cliff08-Dec-2006 14:30
Ha, what a fabulous shot, I applaud you for the photograph & the crab for it's never say die attitude. Nice one!
Robert Charity02-Dec-2006 18:00
wow - waht a capture, V
Guest 30-Oct-2006 21:44
A primeval moment of "nature red in tooth and claw". Great capture. V
Pic Chick27-Sep-2006 21:48
Whatta crab!!!
This is fabulous!! GMV!
Richard Calmes23-Sep-2006 19:49
Great "catch"!
Cindi Smith23-Sep-2006 01:38
Very cool shot! Watch out, little are going to become lunch! V
Guest 22-Sep-2006 14:57
Yves Rubin22-Sep-2006 04:21
Wow, this is amazing!
Sharon Rogers19-Sep-2006 08:03
brilliant shot v>
Guest 18-Sep-2006 17:25
Great capture. voted
Jen Bixler18-Sep-2006 14:13
Not going without a fight!
Guest 17-Sep-2006 03:30
V! awesome capture. This should be on a motivational poster.
snootydog16-Sep-2006 04:02
This, is brilliant.
Olaf Herrig15-Sep-2006 06:46
A great photo shot!!!
Steven Jusczyk15-Sep-2006 06:16
Great catch, Joanne! I guess we know who came out the winner.
Yi Feng15-Sep-2006 01:34
Amazing timing! Fantastic shot! V
Lloyd & Sandy Spitalnik14-Sep-2006 16:29
Great timing Joanne! Add our vote. L&S
Tom Munson14-Sep-2006 13:47
What Arno said (OUTSTANDING) GMV
Arno Meintjes Wildlife14-Sep-2006 13:20
Outstanding!! GMV.
fred_il14-Sep-2006 11:44
joanteno14-Sep-2006 08:30
lou_rozensteins14-Sep-2006 07:57
Ha!! Great shot. Voted!
Did the crab get away ..?
QUERIDO14-Sep-2006 06:46
very nice shot,vote
Blair Howell14-Sep-2006 05:37
Excellent Capture! V
Bryan Murahashi14-Sep-2006 04:04
Excellent nature shot. The crab is putting up a good fight here. GMV.
Dennis Hoyne14-Sep-2006 03:51
Excellent! Did the bird get a meal?
Greg Lavaty14-Sep-2006 02:44
Way to capture the moment! Vote
carol j. phipps14-Sep-2006 02:29
GMV! Amazing sight.
Prawl Photography14-Sep-2006 02:26
Defiance! I'm not going down with out a fight!
Nice capture. G
Chuck Duplant14-Sep-2006 01:38
Cool shot Joanne
Guest 14-Sep-2006 01:32
We see a lot of heron shots on PB (including mine today) but this one is exceptional. Congrats.
Brian Lehane14-Sep-2006 01:30
Great Shot. Very Well Done