Look At Those Legs! (Nature)

Challenge #242 in the Life in the Natural World series. Hosted by RuthC.
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Here's a challenge for you to show off your best pair, or four, or six or eight legs, (or maybe more), which you've captured in nature. Are they tall skinny legs of an ostrich, short fat legs of a hippopotamus, the hairy legs of a spider, or perhaps the delicate swaying legs of a praying mantis just waiting to pounce on its next meal. Macro and close-ups welcome. NO humans, pets, or birds which have lost their freedom. Size of your entry: 1,600 pixels on the longer side.
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The Long Long Legs of a Scorpionfly
by RuthC
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I saw this unusual scorpionfly, (Mecoptera Bittacidae) or Hangingfly, in Western Australia. It was literally swinging in the breeze, waiting for a hapless insect to come along and be its next meal.
Submitted: Wednesday, 1st February, 2017 12:10 (GMT)
Taken: Monday, 15th October, 2007
Focal length: 5.8 mm
Shutter speed: 1/320 sec
Aperture: F2.8
Notes: Hand-held.
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