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Dental visit

Dental visit
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Copyright: Luciano Gollini (lousat) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2013-02-22
Categories: Mammals
Camera: Sony Cybershot DSC HX1
Exposure: f/4, 1/320 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2014-01-14 11:38
Viewed: 3831
Points: 48
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
A lot of monkeys too in the National Park of Abuko,but not friendly sometimes....
Abuko National Park is a nature reserve in the Gambia lying south of the town of Abuko. It is a popular tourist attraction and was the country's first designated wildlife reserve.The area was first accorded some measure of protection in 1916 when the Lamin Stream, which flows through the reserve, was fenced to form a water collection point.The enclosure of the stream saw an increase in the stock of wildlife and flora in the forest.
In 1967 wildlife officer Eddie Brewer and his daughter Stella Marsden visited the area and realised the conservation importance of the forest and its wildlife. Brewer made a request to the government for the area to be protected.In 1968 the Department of Wildlife, now the Gambia Department of Parks and Wildlife Management was established at the reserve.
The flora consists of a typical savanna and gallery forest landscape. Typical trees, up to thirty feet high, are: oil palm, mahogany, iroko and anthocleista procera.
There are a three primate species: vervet monkeys, red colobus monkeys and patas monkeys.Other mammals include antelope, squirrel, porcupine, African palm civets, mongooses, galagos, and several types of rodents, including cane rats.
Among the reptiles at the park are monitor lizard, Nile crocodile, dwarf crocodile, spitting cobra, black cobra, python, puff adder and green mamba. More than 270 bird species have been recorded in the forest.There are also numerous butterflies and moths.
At one end of the site are several enclosures which serve as an orphanage for needy animals, including an enclosure in which a pack of hyenas is held.


Visita dentistica a questa scimmia non molto amichevole tra le tante presenti nella riserva naturale dell'Abuko national park,cosi' come in quella di Makasutu che vi ho mostrato in precedenza.
La riserva Abuko Nature, nonostante le ridotte dimensioni, ospita inoltre varie specie di animali selavaggi in libertà, e un piccolo orfanotrofio per gli animali. Vi sono iene, leoni, tragelafi e numerose varietà di scimmie. Nella riserva vivono anche porcospini, galagoni, coccodrilli e alcune specie di serpenti. Vi sono oltre 270 specie di uccelli da osservare, tra i quali alcuni non si vedono in nessun altra parte del mondo.

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hallo Luciano
super good details of this head of the monkey
good sharpness and lovely naturel colours
thanks gr lou

Hi Luciano,
beautiful shot! Excellent point of view. What a portrait! Perfect sharpness and details.
Have a nice evening,

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2014-01-14 12:08]
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Hello Luciano,
This photo looks familiar to me. Posted in October 2011 almost the same photo of this monkey species from Senegal. But this one looks better, from a more direct POV. Great sharpness, details and lovely colours outside the sunlight. Fantastic portrait.

E' proprio lui! Silvio.... quando gli scappa una farfalla...... Ah ah!
Scatto notevole! Qualità sfolgorante. Valore aggiunto: i riflessi blu sugli occhioni neri.


Hello Luciano

A funny pose from this monkey to you, excellent portrait in
a beautiful light, with great focus, sharpness, and details, TFS


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  • nanreh Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 136 W: 12 N: 258] (2191)
  • [2014-01-14 19:52]

This monkey commonly called green monkey, whose scientific name is Chlorocebus aethiops, having greenish gray fur which gives it its name, and as we see in this magnificent portrait you've captured, Luciano, fangs that are the envy of Dracula! Congratulations, my friend.

Hernán Bortondello

Hello Luciano
perfect moment you captured.
Great detail and colour.
Best wishes,

Interesting and funny scene Luciano! Good composition, wonderful lighting and impressive sharpness!

Hi Luciano, Perfect captured moment. Super sharpness and details with perfect light. He/she has good teeth. Thank very much

hallo Luciano
照的清晰 很特別的猴子
張牙舞抓 很有趣味
光線亮麗 整體都很清楚
構圖美麗 背景深遂


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  • Ishi Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 298 W: 21 N: 1943] (13387)
  • [2014-01-14 23:32]

Excellent capture, Luciano!

Great set of teeth with impressive fangs. No cavities, but a visit to the dental hygienist should be in good order…



Excellent capture with perfect caption.

Hello Luciano,
Nice moment capture with excellent gesture.Nice Title too.Very sharp and dangerous weapon he has!Nice details with splendid colour.
Thanks for sharing,
Regards and have a nice day,

Perfect moment captured but I am afraid seeing the face Luciano!


Hello Luciano,
Nice catch of the expression in perfect time and excellent clarity.

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  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2014-01-15 6:47]

Ha ha..what an image of this monkey showing its armour...fine image. tfs.

Ciao Luciano, direi che ce li ha tutti buoni, che con la nitidezza e il dettaglio che hai tirato fuori si vede anche la più piccola carie, mica è come me che ho fatto diventare smodatamente ricco il dentista, grazioso ritratto, gran qualità, bravo, ciao Silvio

Hello Luciano,

Hope life is good in New Year. Listen, I have told a number of times not to show my photos to friends on TN but you do not listen to me. Do you see those molars over there, I'll chew like grass some day, you Italian.....ok....ok......you won't do it next time, Gooooooooooood!
What a shot brother, thanks for sharing, take care....warm regards/Abid

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  • manyee Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3089 W: 230 N: 6774] (23770)
  • [2014-01-16 14:20]

Now that is one healthy mouth!
What a great shot. Fantastic sharpness and pose.
I would not get too close to those teeth.
Thanks for sharing, Luciano.

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  • waylim Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 296 W: 8 N: 489] (1765)
  • [2014-01-16 14:57]

Hello Luciano

Ew, I can almost smell what this guy had for lunch. What a nice close up and so much details than I want to see :)

Impressive shot and must really nice to see so many of them.


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  • iti Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 577 W: 0 N: 650] (7939)
  • [2014-01-17 11:54]

Hi Luciano,
Fantastic portrait of this angry monkey,amazing colors
and excellent details.
Have a good weekend
Regards Jiri.

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  • Chiza Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 133 W: 0 N: 474] (5351)
  • [2014-01-24 10:33]

Hola Luciano, una toma impactante, que impresiona el solo verla; me gusta la acción de la toma, la composició, luz y color...saludos...

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  • degani Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 130 W: 0 N: 322] (2607)
  • [2014-02-16 10:41]

spettacolare Luciano, un ritratto davvero perfetto, anche se la ragazza era un po' nervosetta
una nitidezza speciale, complimenti

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