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Seeking Protection

Seeking Protection
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Copyright: Daniel Borg (Daniel_89) (47)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007
Categories: Insects
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2007-09-23 0:37
Viewed: 4525
Points: 6
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This shot shows a common ladybird resting in a flower of "Ecaballiun elaterium" also known as the squirting cucumber. It shows the mutualistic relationship between both species very clearly. The cucumber gets pollinated by the ladybirds while the ladybirds feed on the nectar of the flower. In fact the relationship is so close that even the ladybird larvae are hatched on the plant. In malta sights like these are very common. Hope you like the picture!

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To claudine: Thanks for the comment!!Daniel_89 1 09-23 12:58
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Hello Daniel,
This is interesting as I didn't know that ladybirds were pollenizators (I don’t know if I have the right word…) ... This is an original composition with interesting colors and DOF. Thanks,

  • jignasi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2118 W: 0 N: 3424] (27917)
  • [2007-09-23 14:27]

Originalidad del conjunto y delicados colores en la flor y en el insecto. No había visto nunca ee curioso y bello coleóptero.

Saludos Daniel.

Bonjour Daniel
Composition très originale, beau cadrage, couleur,
Amicalement Robi

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  • ddg Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 867 W: 24 N: 1008] (5507)
  • [2007-10-10 1:27]

Bonjour Daniel, great composition with association of Ladybird inside this beautiful flower. Congratulations, Didier.

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