the beauty and the beast by Alenka Co

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and, as in the story, this beast is good and misunderstood, protecting the rosebuds from aphids …. I took a photo of a closed bud covered in what appeared to be dead aphids, zooming in on the photo revealed them trapped in what appears to be cobweb and they appear to be hollow husks ….. it could explain the green colour of this well-fed spider ……

a smaller beast

the dried aphid husks

Oatlands, Tasmania, Australia

Fuji HS30

I write stories. Sometimes I take photos.
The photos of me were taken by Ron Co
The art is by Sergei Rukavishnikov
I’m Australian, and I thank Muds for that.

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  • Julie  White
    Julie Whiteover 1 year ago

    Outstanding capture Alenka.

  • Thank you, Julie …. he stood out so nicely on the white petals.

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