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Baby reptile.


Baby reptile.
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Copyright: Erwin Kruger (rommel) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 446 W: 0 N: 287] (3628)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2005
Categories: Reptiles
Camera: Nikon F801, AF Nikkor 50 mm 1:1.4, Kodachrome 200
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2010-08-08 4:46
Viewed: 3095
Points: 8
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
I have a few " birth of a croc images i will be posting over the next week, hope you enjoy.
Only the fittest and strongest of the little ones will survive the gauntlet of predators they face.
Birds,fish,turtle and even other crocodiles like nothing more than a croc snack so they have to rely on hiding away to survive long enough so that they are big enough to be taken off the menu.It is estimated that about three out of five hundred will make it too adulthood.Once they reach adulthood the tables are turned and there is not much that threatens them becides man.It is difficult to believe that such helpless little reptiles can become the cunning ferocious killers we all know.Only a matter of survival after all they have been around since the dinosaur age.[ 200 million years or so]
The photo was scanned from a slide.

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Hi Erwin,

Woww... So cute:) Excellent capture of these freshly hatched babies, very good sharpness and beautifull détails. Eyes are impressive!
I like the colors and the light and wonderfull POV.
TFS and have a great sunday MF
Cheers,

Bayram

Hi, Erwin,
A very interesting photograph. Thanks.
Best regards,
Ferran

OH Erwin, this is so cute!! Excellent capture of these beautiful babies. I love the eyes as if it's saying to you " just you wait till I'm bigger..." Very well done my friend and thanks for sharing.
Regards
Natley

Hallo Erwin,
a fantastic and interesting picture of this birth, excellent top POV, very good sharpness and fine detail, very well composed.
TFS
Best regards
Maurizio

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