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Oh fabulous O Sabulosis again

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: Helen : (Helen is photographing in, Australia) on 25 September 2014 in Animal & Insect.

Millipedes (class Diplopoda) most people don't like them. I think they are quite sweet. I noticed quite a strange phenomena the other day as I basked in the first Spring sunshine of the year out in the garden.

Millipedes. Quite a few. Not just running around through the grass as you would expect, but climbing up the stalks and curling up there.

I looked for some research and noted they are known for vertical migration. But this is referrig to migrations en masse or swarms and usually up the sides of a house or tree.

This was just a sedate few, but all up there doing the same thing. Strange. Perhaps a millipede gymnastics club?

Canon EOS 5D Mark III 1/320 second F/5.0 ISO 100 100 mm

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Devi from Chennai, India

Different display today !!! Beautiful image.....lovely focus on this millipede winding around the stalk:)))

25 Sep 2014 5:20am

Dimitrios from ATHENS, Greece

cool macro

25 Sep 2014 6:49am

beach from Oshawa, Ontario, Canada

Still hanging around. Well lit. I wonder, does it know any other tricks.

25 Sep 2014 1:51pm

shervin from Amol, Iran

woow

25 Sep 2014 7:05pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

wooooooooow!
very nice shot
with beautiful composition, focus, colors, lighting & bokeh!
A M A Z I N G !!!!

25 Sep 2014 7:05pm

L'Angevine from Angers, France

génial

26 Sep 2014 7:42am