Superzoom compacts with 20X or higher optical zoom

Challenge #37 in the Verbs , action, and misc topics series. Hosted by barb_s.
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Showcase the long reach on a compact superzoom camera with optical zoom able to reach 20X or more. My sample image captured a tiny ant on a flower ~15 feet away, at 150 mm focal distance. I'm interested in what you can capture at a high focal distance like that.
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Submitted: Wednesday, 22nd August, 2012 22:05 (GMT)
Taken: Saturday, 28th July, 2012
Focal length: 180 mm
Shutter speed: 1/1000 sec
Aperture: F5.9
ISO: 125
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