Photo Hunt List #14: Insect--Mexican Bean Beetle

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A bean leaf is being eaten by this Mexican Bean Beetle at the University of GA Experiment Station in Tifton, GA.

  • Cade Buchanan PRO 11y

    Cool close up, shows how interesting bugs can be if people just take the time to stop and look closely.
  • Judy Baxter PRO 11y

    Well, I spent 1 month of my summer off from teaching 3rd grade to learn to take these close-ups. I worked with several entomologists. I learned a lot. Check out my album:
  • - Dizzy - 11y

    great close up..i loved it!!
  • Judy Baxter PRO 11y

    Thanks. I probably took about 20 photos of this same plant and bug and got about 2 good shots. I found that I preferred the auto focus, but it didn't always focus on the object that I chose in my mind. Wind blowing the leaf and the bug crawling also caused difficulties. (That's not including the fact that I'm old, fat, and out of shape.LOL)
    BTW: It is HOT, HOT, HOT in Georgia fields in the summertime.
  • Donna PRO 10y

    so cool.... at least you got 2.. I take just as many and end up with zero too often :(
  • Judy Baxter PRO 10y

    Actually, I need to work on my SETS on flickr.
    I have a lot of insect photos in my "Arthorpod Images" set. It's a PowerPoint slide show that I created summer of 2004 while working with some entomologists at UGA Tifton Campus Experiment Station as part of teacher in-service training.
  • Tim Hamilton PRO 10y

    I'm glad I'm a lot bigger than he is. Cool shot!
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Taken on July 7, 2004
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