Coming Through

© Melissa Olsen

Coming Through

Sharon C. Hinze April 17, 2010

Really like this capture....clarity is first rate.
Sharon #1259716

Robert R. Goodman level-addict April 17, 2010

Hi Melissa,sure is a handsome guy.Beautiful capture,great clarity and lighting!!! #8541426

Monnie Ryan April 17, 2010

Terrific capture, Melissa -- making one of these guys look attractive isn't easy! :-D Just watched a DVD last night about animals including warthogs -- quite interesting creatures! #8541434

Ron McEwan April 17, 2010

A face only a mother can love. Great shooting Melissa, the detail is exceptional #8541526

Melissa Olsen April 17, 2010

Thanks you guys...I won't say who but one silly friend of ours sent me an email asking me where I got a picture of his mother-in-law. LOL

Carol L. Fowler April 17, 2010

Ugly creature- but fantastic capture all the same! #8541988

Judy A. Lawhon April 17, 2010

He has a face only a mother could love...LOL!
Great light and detail on his ugly ole face! #8542026

Susan M. Campbell April 18, 2010

Judy stole my line. This guy better not join any beauty Wonderful capture. #8543128

Melissa Olsen April 18, 2010

Thanks Carol, Judy and Susan...just think when his mother looked at him for the first time she probably said to herself..."it's a good think I didn't marry your father for his looks". LOL #8543150

Patricia A. Stalter April 20, 2010

You say "he" so I guess it isn't my ex mother in law after all... I would have sworn... :D #8554158

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Warthogs have distinctive tusks that the males use as weapons when they engage in combat. Both males and females use their tusks to dig in the ground for roots and tubers. The distinctive wart-like bumps of tissue on the face help protect warthogs during fights. When threatened, the piglets run headfirst into a burrow. The mother follows, whirling around at the entrance and backing into the burrow with her head and tusks blocking the entrance and protecting the piglets.

Exif: F Number: 4, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/2000 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 200.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS-1Ds Mark III

Uploaded on April 17, 2010 Editor's Pick

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