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Uploaded: 12/20/18 8:15 PM GMT
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Greetings. I had a moment today and thought I would take a drop of water from a container my girlfriend was using to soak avocado pits to plant later on. I was pleasantly surprised to find a rotifer! I had taken samples of swamp water, etc. and discovered some minor ciliates (protozoans with hair like appendages that force food into their mouths) over the past few weeks. here is an example of the rotifer I captuerd today The image is a bit blurry, but a good capture relies on conditions of the specimen and the camera in use. I am using a 3.1 MP plug-in camera for this shot.


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12/20/18 8:25 PM GMT
This must have been an exciting find for you. Good shot and thanks for sharing.


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People are like cameras--sometimes they lose focus.
12/20/18 8:31 PM GMT
Another very surprising 'discovery' for you, Alex. Thanks for the interesting 'lesson' provided to us by checking-out your link.
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12/21/18 1:15 AM GMT
Very interesting narrative and shot of the rotifer Alex - good find and simply an amazing specimen - never know what you'll find in the swamp water - thanks for sharing!!!!!!!!!!
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12/21/18 3:45 PM GMT
Nice work. It might even qualify for the contest.
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12/21/18 11:51 PM GMT
Now this is so cool, looks like you are having fun with your new toy. Merry Christmas Alex
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