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Posted by
Steven (Chicagoland, United States) on 28 April 2009 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

A hermit crab that has taken occupancy in a conch shell at Lovers Key State Park in Florida. Photo taken March 15, 2009.

Canon PowerShot A630 1/500 second F/4.1 30 mm

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Ravi from Bangalore, India

That is scary!!! Nice shot though.

28 Apr 2009 5:15am

zOOm from Paris, France

Ahah, great title, and what a unusual creature ! Great idea by the way ! Take care of your fingers, quite useful for a photographer ! :-)

28 Apr 2009 6:48am

Colors Inc from Zürich, Switzerland

really nice, just a pity that the head is not really visible. but the colors are cool as well. nice shot!

28 Apr 2009 7:07am

MadScientist from Düsseldorf, Germany

Her home is her castle. :)

28 Apr 2009 8:51am

dj.tigersprout from New York City, USA, United States


28 Apr 2009 1:29pm

Elisa from Massachusetts, United States


28 Apr 2009 3:50pm

vu@granby - Wolfgang from Granby, Québec, Canada

Great macro!

28 Apr 2009 5:24pm

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

Excellent. I really like the colours.

28 Apr 2009 8:24pm

Viewfinder from Bradenton, FL, United States

You got right down there with Mr. Crab - What a fabulous find, Steven!

28 Apr 2009 8:43pm

Alun from Cheshire, United Kingdom

great shot, love the name. great find

28 Apr 2009 9:08pm

observing from North West, United Kingdom

lol A lovely shot Steven, any closer and those pincers would have had you !

29 Apr 2009 12:12am

Ronnie 2¢ from London, United Kingdom

Amazing . . like some wild sculpture.

29 Apr 2009 7:36pm

Barbara from Florida, United States

What a wonderful find, well spotted and captured.
I like how you got down to the same level. Colorful.
Our beaches are too busy to spot something like this.

30 Apr 2009 2:37am

Earnest from Oklahoma, United States

Excellent find... blends very well.

30 Apr 2009 4:24pm

ManuelaR from Hainburg (Frankfurt/Main), Germany

Excellent catch and so very sharp, love it!

1 May 2009 11:23am

Sandrine from Cincinnati, United States

Great close up!

1 May 2009 10:50pm

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