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Sad sentinel....

Posted by
itchydogimages (Pu'er, China) on 20 May 2012 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

Attracted to and entrapped by the resin leaking from a damaged pine tree trunk, this ant has paid the price for its sweet tooth. A sad but pretty end....
Pu'er, Yunnan, China

SONY DSC-R1 1/1250 second F/5.6 ISO 160 72 mm

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Helen from Melbourne, Australia

What an amazing shot! It evokes emotion! This is one of my favourites shots of yours. Yesterday's was too. You are on a roll!

20 May 2012 10:53am

@Helen: Oh I am flattered Helen. Cheers.

Francisco from Miami, United States

Beautiful and dramatic!

20 May 2012 4:23pm

Bruce from Tacoma, United States

Beautiful capture.

20 May 2012 8:24pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

woooooooooooow!
very nice & wonderful!!!

20 May 2012 9:50pm

Baldwin VW from Bejuma, Venezuela

Fabulous capture of this sad moment !!!

20 May 2012 11:40pm

jay from MUMBAI, India

:)))))

31 May 2012 3:58pm

SONY DSC-R1
1/1250 second
F/5.6
ISO 160
72 mm

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