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Playing Dead

When I plopped this little guy down on my black sweater for my exclusive photo shoot, he landed on his back. Apparently, playing dead is a good defensive posture?


Anyhow, he just lay there. I waited for him to get up, wave his snout around, and start walking. I waited soe more. Apparently, he was into the whole "method" acting thing. Really into it.


So, I shot him.


Turned into the only in-focus shot of the whole buggy session.


PS (08/27/2007): This is, according to Wikipedia, a weevil, more specifically, an acorn weevil.



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Taken on August 21, 2007