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Scruffy is absolutely not aware of the fungi in the forest, and our other dog Dottie is not either. We always have to be careful when making an image that they don’t step on it. They can run right in front of me, not knowing what we are doing. The only thing they have an interest in is running through the forest after whatever they smell. Never catching anything.
Today it was very wet and a lot of leeches, almost scary. Used a lot of salt today. On ourselves and the dogs. They were crawling all over our car seats. Had to stop several times because of screams next to me Ha, ha yes, my daughter ;o))) This off course when she spotted another leech.
Oldfina Forest Reserve, Tasmania.

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  • Margaret  Hyde
    Margaret Hydeabout 3 years ago

    Looks like Scruffy is living up to his name. I would probably react the same way as Emily.

  • He was so wet, Margaret. ;o)) What makes him look more scruffy. Yes, I do not like them either. And have to try to be brave hum not always though. Thanks Margaret, cheers Esther

    – Esther's Art and Photography

  • Shulie1
    Shulie1about 3 years ago

    I would scream too if there were leeches on the car seat! Great shot, Esther

  • Jacqueline van Zetten
    Jacqueline van...about 3 years ago

    Scruffie looks funny! Nice picture Es! Leeches???? Oh no!!!!

  • Kat Simmons
    Kat Simmonsabout 3 years ago

    Leeches, eeek, I can’t bear to even think about them. I guess you get used to them living out there, nice capture with Scruffy in the frame : o )

  • kaysharp
    kaysharpabout 3 years ago

    hi Esther,
    Great picture with a story to match !Leeches…..very,very creepy and they really make you bleed a lot when they attach themselves to you. It’s lovely to see Scruffy here enjoying himself. Dogs always look so happy,don’t they.
    Best Wishes to you all,

  • foppe47
    foppe47about 3 years ago

    Lekker met zo’n robbedoes Esther
    Groet Foppe

  • Amba
    Ambaabout 3 years ago

    Great photo and story, and if i saw leech I would scream too, they’re horrible! :)

  • Esther's Art and Photography
    Esther's Art a...about 3 years ago

    Thank you so much for your votes. Kind regards Esther
    Voted into the TOP10 of the FUN-gi challenge

  • Lissie EJ
    Lissie EJabout 3 years ago

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