Preparing For Takeoff

This Milkweed Longhorn Beetle has its wing covers up and its wings are unfolding in preparation for takeoff.

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Mike Umbreit Mike Umbreit

Taken 7:48 AM on July 16, 2011
Uploaded 6:20 PM on November 28, 2011
Posted in Insects
  • Canon EOS 7D
  • ƒ/22.0
  • 1/250 sec.
  • 100 mm
  • 100 ISO
Lisle, IL
Map of Lisle, IL


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