Mmm...Minty Fresh!

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UploadedSeptember 11, 2010
TakenAugust 15, 2010
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D60
Exposure1/125 sec at f/8
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length200 mm
ISO125
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This black wasp will not be needing Altoids for the next few days after nibbling on this peppermint plant. It is so aromatic that you can smell it before brushing the leaves.

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  • daniele castellucchio

    daniele castellucchio   gave props (11 Sep 2010):

    great!!!!

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda gave props (11 Sep 2010):

    fabulous,,what a capture

  • Suzanne McGeady

    Suzanne McGeady said (11 Sep 2010):

    He's got himself into quite an acrobatic pose! Love the narrative Don!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (11 Sep 2010):

    I glad the wasp has its full attention on the peppermint plant ..He looks right at home there...Great capture!

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (12 Sep 2010):

    This is so great Donald!!!

  • Claire Crocker

    Claire Crocker   gave props (12 Sep 2010):

    Love the colors in this one... crisp foreground, soft background... lovely!

  • Nancy Richard

    Nancy Richard gave props (12 Sep 2010):

    Learn something new every day. Didn't know a peppermint plant looked like that.

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett   said (12 Sep 2010):

    Nancy: This is ony the bloom. It has spear-shaped leaves too.

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (13 Sep 2010):

    awesome capture, Don!

  • Warren ~Mangione~

    Warren ~Mangione~ gave props (13 Sep 2010):

    Super close up of that somewhat scary looking wasp! Glad he will have fresh breath the next time he stings something. LOL

  • dp *

    dp * gave props (13 Sep 2010):

    Lovely bokeh in this image.

  • Carlos Aviles

    Carlos Aviles (Deleted) gave props (13 Sep 2010):

    Lovely

  • Denis Beauchamp

    Denis Beauchamp gave props (15 Sep 2010):

    Excellent macro Donald. Love it.

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes   gave props (17 Sep 2010):

    Love your description as much as this super shot.

  • Heather Ramsey

    Heather Ramsey gave props (28 Sep 2010):

    Now THAT is an awesome wasp!

  • Juanita Vivas

    Juanita Vivas gave props (29 Sep 2010):

    What a pretty bloom on this mint ... I can see why the wasp is attracted to it !! Smells good, looks good, so it must taste good !!!

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