New Year, New Life

Challenge #27 in the Life in the Natural World series. Hosted by RuthC.
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For this New Year, show us photos of new life in the world of very small creatures (arthropods) or plantlife. This might be baby insects or spiders, eggs, or tiny new plants rising from the earth. Photos taken outside in the natural environment, not under studio lights. Macro shots and close-ups only. SIZE: 1,600px MAXIMUM ON LONGER SIDE.
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Eggs ready for next generation
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FLONA (National Forest) Ipanema is near home and it is a small and rich forest with great history. Those eggs were at the margin of their main river
Submitted: Friday, 4th January, 2013 13:08 (GMT)
Taken: Saturday, 6th October, 2012
Focal length: 150 mm
Shutter speed: 1/60 sec
Aperture: F16
ISO: 200
Notes: Lots of direct midday sun light made this picture particularly difficult. The polarizer filter unfortunately did not help much to get more details.
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