Flamingo Tongue

© Beverly J. Speed

Flamingo Tongue

Uploaded: March 25, 2004


Taken in Grand Cayman w/35mm lens, 1:1 macro tubes, Nikonos 105 strobe.


Cathy Barrows March 25, 2004

love the colors and shapes...incredible #110617

Lori Ditlefsen March 25, 2004

Cool shot and nice detail and color. Now what the heck am I lookin at Bev? #445754

Deborah Sandidge March 25, 2004

Beautiful image and detail - I've never seen one of these before. #445761

Brinn MacDougall March 25, 2004

Fascinating shot, Bev..look what mother nature can do! #445990

Theresa Marie Jones level-deluxe March 25, 2004

Amazing arty abstract, well accomplished, astonishing color and pattern. #446013

clifton Mair March 25, 2004

Wow..what incredible patterns, texture, colour! #446034

Beverly J. Speed March 25, 2004

Hi all, and thanx for your comments. This critter is a snail in a shell. The spotted part is called a mantle, which can be fully retracted into the shell.

Flamingo Tongues are in the Phyllum Mollusca, in a Class called Gastropoda. Now aren't you sorry you asked . #446463

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