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Coconut Snake

Coconut Snake
Photo Information
Copyright: Peter Bergquist (Pedda) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 41 W: 1 N: 247] (1287)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2006-06-07
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon D200, Sigma 18-200 Zoom F3.5-6.3 DC
Exposure: f/8, 1/30 seconds
Details: (Fill) Flash: Yes
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2006-06-13 5:47
Viewed: 9254
Points: 16
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
People on the island I live on call it "Coconut snake" but to me it looks more like a caterpillar than a snake.

Hopefully someone here can help me to id the creature.
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  • Zeno Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 483 W: 0 N: 1345] (10867)
  • [2006-06-13 6:22]

Hi Peter,

This is a very strange animal. You zoomed in just right.The details and the colors are fine.


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  • TAZ Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2241 W: 47 N: 3167] (10926)
  • [2006-06-13 7:24]

What a nice and interesting caterpillar that you have well captured ! The composition with shallow DOF works well here. Sorry for ID...
Congratulations Peter and thanks for sharing.

Cool headshot Peter!
Luv the comp. and POV here..
Great flashwork to bring out some fantatsic details.
Very well done and Thank You!

Hello peter, excllent JOB, perfect detailas, BG, POV, DOF perefct JOb, TFS Kyle

Hi Peter,
Very good capture.
Excellent DOF, POV and composition, great colors, details and sharp.
Very well done and well seen!
TFS Malgosia

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  • Oz1 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 75 W: 2 N: 174] (1012)
  • [2006-06-13 11:40]

Amazing shot of a beautifull creature. reminds me of Lycanidae larva that prey on ants..
anyway, very nicely illustrated!

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  • puciu Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 469 W: 0 N: 16] (2631)
  • [2006-06-13 15:59]

FANTASTYCZE zdjęcie. Doskonała kompozycja, wysmienita jakość. REWELACJA.

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  • Aramok Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 896 W: 101 N: 1501] (5166)
  • [2006-06-14 15:43]

what a really strange caterpillar. you have some fantastic detail in the head. no idea on the id though.



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