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Petals
03-FEB-2006 E. Fitzgerald

Petals

I always wondered what happened to my Camellias when I would come home and find them laying all over the ground. I always thought is was the wind. Well today I caught the culprit. Didn't know they liked to shred Camellias! Bad Squirrel!

Nikon D70s
1/250s f/8.0 at 70.0mm full exif

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carol j. phipps09-Feb-2006 01:02
Well captured! Sorry for the damage; squirrels are cute, but can do a lot of damage to plants.
Bryan Murahashi04-Feb-2006 19:15
Still nice color in these petals. Nice capture of the offending critter.
Kathy Pedersen04-Feb-2006 17:22
Beautiful contrast of colors, all good things must come to a end, but so much beauty is still to be seen here. Fantastic!
Lee Rudd04-Feb-2006 14:00
still, the litter does look beautiful!
Neal Nye04-Feb-2006 12:28
They do look pretty on the gound. That's where they'll end up sooner or later anyway.
Karen Stuebing04-Feb-2006 11:49
All those beautiful petals on the ground make a wonderful photo but I guess it's not great for a garden. Bad squirrels. :)
laine8204-Feb-2006 05:25
Here we have Possums that eat the rose buds & fruitbats that eat the fruit...
Coleen Perilloux Landry04-Feb-2006 03:43
Petals are still beautiful, however. I caught one sitting on the fence eating (PaD in January). They have to eat too, you know.
Gayle P. Clement04-Feb-2006 03:16
Awful little thing! I can't believe he's eating the camellias too!
Pepe Zyman04-Feb-2006 01:46
Nice detail and color.
virginiacoastline04-Feb-2006 01:40
little buggas! but I'll bet his breath smells good =)
carol maldonado04-Feb-2006 01:27
I loved your story and pics! :)
Herb Knufken04-Feb-2006 01:18
Nice image
Buz Kiefer04-Feb-2006 01:08
The were eating my deck until I got a dog.
Adrian Reilly04-Feb-2006 00:54
Stunning with the green grass
petesie04-Feb-2006 00:40
It's not bad enough they eat the bird seed, now they have to shred your flowers. Caught in the act!
CJ Burianek04-Feb-2006 00:39
Naughty little guy! He left a pretty pattern in the grass for you though!
Roe..04-Feb-2006 00:31
lovely detail..beautiful color
Celeste C.04-Feb-2006 00:26
Nice petal photo. Funny about the squirrel! You caught him in action!!!