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A palace in the grass?

Posted by
Devi (Chennai, India) on 15 March 2016 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

An ant hill near the palm tree with the bee hive :))

SONY DSC-HX100V 1/200 second F/2.8 ISO 100 5 mm

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Its shape is really quite fine.

15 Mar 2016 5:17am

@Jypyä Pop: The shape tempted me to shoot this :) Theer were quite a few small red ants in there :)

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

What a wonderful creation !

15 Mar 2016 5:22am

@Ronnie 2¢: Yes Ronnie..these animals, birds and insects are gret architects !

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quelle forme quelle vue cet ocre dans le vert superbe.
Belle journée

15 Mar 2016 5:35am

@Nicou: Merci beaucoup Nicou mon ami :)

Sam from Chennai, Afghanistan

Great find. And a fine shot of this miniature Palace ina lush Green garden.
After all this planet belongs to many living beings and all of us are sharing this beautiful home.
Thank you Devi. :)

15 Mar 2016 6:49am

@Sam: Yes Sam.. the planet belongs to all of us....share and care.....:))) Thank you Sam :)

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Wonderful things in life... lovely shot

15 Mar 2016 8:32am

@Sarito: Yes Sarito..if we notice :)))

MEC from Setúbal, Portugal

wooo, but .... it is great!

15 Mar 2016 9:13am

@MEC: Thank you MEC :)

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

I've never seen it. Thanks for sharing.

15 Mar 2016 9:22am

@Hiro: I am happy that you saw it now Hiro :))

Willem from Noord-Scharwoude, Netherlands

Well seen and photographed.

15 Mar 2016 2:29pm

@Willem: Thank you Willem :)

Lalena from Barcelona, Spain

Wowww! Superb building!!!!
Excellent view!

15 Mar 2016 2:34pm

@Lalena: Thank you Lalena :)

Jeff & Pat from Pembroke Dock, ! Wales !, United Kingdom

Must have been your lucky day, a cracking subject, and a four leaf clover growing next to it .

15 Mar 2016 3:19pm

@Jeff & Pat: Ah!! I did not see it Jeff!! Thank you :)))

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Doivent, s'activer....)))

15 Mar 2016 3:52pm

@tataray: Merci beaucoup tataray :))

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Another home not to be disturbed. It's big and has an interesting shape.

15 Mar 2016 4:26pm

@Steve Rice: Yes Steve...and all the little critters were inside :)

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

You find such unique and lovely natural places!

15 Mar 2016 4:57pm

@Ruthiebear: Thank you Ruthie...may be my luck stumbling upon these !!!

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice shot!

15 Mar 2016 5:44pm

@omid: Thank you Omid :)

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

The wonderful work of ants... Stunning!

15 Mar 2016 7:30pm

@Adela Fonts: Thank you Adela :)

curieuzeneuzemosterdpot from somewhere between viewer and subject, Belgium

a beautiful architecture has these ants, devi! :-))

15 Mar 2016 8:44pm

@curieuzeneuzemosterdpot: We have huge ant hills too..near villages:)

helys from Paris, France

Great colors

15 Mar 2016 10:28pm

@helys: Thank you helys :)

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Hope they are not fire ants like we have here. They are mean little critters.

16 Mar 2016 1:02am

@B. Thomas: No not fire ants. The fire ants build nests with the leaves on the hibiscus plant !! Terrible ones !

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

I definitely would not want to sit on that! An interesting image!

16 Mar 2016 2:04am

@Elaine Hancock: Ha ha ha !! Ants on the pants...yes...stand away and have a look..I do the same :)

Oiva from Turku, Finland

Miraculous shaped nest of ants when aminus3 logo!:-))))Haleja.

Happy day my good friend Devi!

16 Mar 2016 8:10am

@Oiva: You are right Oiva..I too saw this only after reading your comment.. Have a good day :)

L'Angevine from Angers, France


16 Mar 2016 2:26pm

ursulakatariina from Turku, Finland

Cool, that's quite amazing.

16 Mar 2016 3:15pm

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