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Tuesday, February 09, 2010

Spike and sting

 

Nikon D80, ISO 200, 1/60 sec, f16, 277 mm efl, Capture NX 2

What wonderful design this thistle has; seed pod thoroughly protected by an array of the sharpest spikes possible, yet the flower is hoisted well above the danger where Mr Sting can feed and get covered by pollen.

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Categories: Flora & Fauna   Entry: PermaLink