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Jul 20, 2014 12:37 |  #1

Very strange thing, quite big and squishy (I had to reposition it at one point).

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Jul 20, 2014 13:07 |  #2

Lovely find lester, looks pregnant lol.


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Jul 20, 2014 13:22 |  #3

nice find lester.
quite an odd looking fellow.


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Jul 20, 2014 15:30 |  #4

Stunning set of bizarre bug


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Jul 20, 2014 16:32 |  #5

Wonderful shots, Lester.


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Jul 21, 2014 00:57 |  #6

Wonderful captures Lester
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Jul 25, 2014 10:42 |  #7

Fortus wrote in post #17043983 (external link)
Lovely find lester, looks pregnant lol.

mandokid1 wrote in post #17044009 (external link)
nice find lester.
quite an odd looking fellow.

CanopicJar wrote in post #17044242 (external link)
Stunning set of bizarre bug

Ishrani wrote in post #17044370 (external link)
Wonderful shots, Lester.

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Wonderful captures Lester
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Thanks all for the kind comments.

The light levels were ridiculous (heavy shade), I tried a tripod but subject movement meant I was upping the ISO anyway. Hopefully the noise is not too ridiculous.


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Jul 25, 2014 16:52 |  #8

Strange looking beetle, good find Lester.


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