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A beautiful oak gall near the river. These are caused by a wasp that lays eggs in the tree and the tree's defense is what you see here. The babies eat their way out!
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Jun 29 2011 04:10 GMT sini
Wonderful!:)
Jun 29 2011 04:47 GMT Annamaria
Nice shot, Doug! I love the colours..... nature fights back!!
Jun 29 2011 06:37 GMT Papagena
Thank you for these informations Doug !! I have never seen it before but should perhaps better observe the oaks in my area !!

Btw. I hope you are well too !! :o)
Jun 29 2011 07:15 GMT caferr
nice shot...
Jun 29 2011 10:50 GMT mbz
superb shot!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Jun 29 2011 14:33 GMT bandsix
A great shot of an oak gall...lovely!
Jun 29 2011 17:02 GMT saffi9
great shot and informative who could ask for more :)
Jun 29 2011 17:32 GMT elsje323
wonderful shot
Jun 29 2011 19:16 GMT yvonNL
great shot
Jun 29 2011 20:46 GMT Studio88
Fabulous Nature Shot! Doug ;-)
Jun 30 2011 01:28 GMT dougrun PRO
Thank you all for the nice comments!

FT1