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Photo of the Day ~ Macro: Bugs and Closeups Category ~ September 19, 2007

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Portrait Beauty
by Jiva Sztraka (Navieko) 
Canon EOS 10-D
Cairns, Kuranda, Queensland

Photographer Notes:
This beauty of a beast is actually an adult female stick insect - acrophyllus wuelfingi. The females grow up to around 25cm's in length.

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Patrice Cigallio Wesa commented on September 19, 2007 00:24:
Wow, this is a capture of a creature for this category like none ever seen before! What a marvelous shot of an insect which is only 25cm or so. Congratulations on this winner, Jiva!
James Wei commented on September 19, 2007 01:56:
Amazing capture!
Kirsten Kjaer commented on September 19, 2007 07:15:
AMAZING macro, Jiva. One ot the best I've seen. The details are fantastic! Congratulations!
Glenn Urquhart commented on September 19, 2007 07:51:
Excellent capture, Fantastic Macro!!!
Linn Smith commented on September 19, 2007 17:34:
Wow - absolutely an amazing image captured with so much detail and clarity! It is awe inspiring - congratulations!!!
Joyce Webley commented on September 19, 2007 21:42:
25 cms?? Yikes! If I'm not mistaken, I think that's almost 10 inches! Great shot of a beauty of a beast! Congratulations, Jiva.
Tom Briggs commented on September 19, 2007 22:09:
Wow, that is something. Sure looks larger than 25 cm in this picture. Jiva, congratulations on your POTD.
antonio commented on September 22, 2007 00:38:

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