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Pondlife
A Water Boatman (Backswimmer), these guys swim on their backs just under the surface, they grab their prey and drag them underwater to drown them
Habitat
Garden pond
Location
Suffolk
Date taken
July 2017
Scientific name
Notonecta glauca
Equipment used
Eos7Dmk2/ef100mmf2.8 macro
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Opus Editor
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Amazing creatures, aren't they Tony. I've obviously had the names the wrong way round all these years too.

A super detailed macro you've taken here lad - excellent work.
 
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Wow! How vicious of it ;) A great moment to capture Tony.
 
Strange creature and strange method ! Very interesting narrative , this is the first time I hear it ! Great shot Tony , many thanks for your explanation ;)

mo
 

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Invertebrates
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