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What do you consider the clutches?

Posted by
Jypyä Pop (Turku, Finland) on 15 April 2015 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

Canon PowerShot SX40 HS 1/125 second F/5.8 ISO 100 151 mm

Hello everybody. It is fine that You will see my pictures. I do not know English very well. Therefore, it may be some comments or answers seem strange. I'm trying to learn more. Thank you for your understanding.

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Un beau poilus qui prend son bain !!!....)

15 Apr 2015 5:35am

@tataray: Muskrat swims back and forth to the pond and search for food. Here it is on a break

Marjolein van de fotokraam from Netherlands

Wat a beautiful animale so close to see

15 Apr 2015 5:38am

@Marjolein van de fotokraam: Thank you. I was lucky.

ALPHA from Belgium

THE king of the river, I suppose.
Have a good day.

15 Apr 2015 6:02am

@ALPHA: I'm not quite sure if it has a king or queen.

omid from mashhad, Iran

so cuuuute! :)

15 Apr 2015 6:49am

@omid: Thank you

Marie-France from Angers, France

Excellent ! j'aime !***** bonne journée !

15 Apr 2015 7:29am

@Marie-France: Thank you.

gerard1948 from Spain

Excellent capture, it is beautiful. great shot, I like a lot this picture.
Have a nice day.

15 Apr 2015 7:36am

@gerard1948: Thank you

Martine Libouton from Bousval, Belgium

Trop mimi!!

15 Apr 2015 8:37am

@Martine Libouton: Thank you

Patrick M. from Lille, France

Very nice catch for an unexpected presence

15 Apr 2015 9:13am

@Patrick M.: Thank you

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Beautiful capture !

15 Apr 2015 9:23am

@Mhelene: Thank you

Helen from Melbourne, Australia

Nice shot. I do not know what this animal is. Some kind of rodent. I cannot tell how big it is. Some kind of water rat?

15 Apr 2015 9:35am

@Helen: It is a muskrat. It's almost the size of a cat. Some people call it a gopher or mole of water. The leather has sometimes been a very desired.

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Looks like what we call a nutra. Nice shot, what ever he is.

15 Apr 2015 3:29pm

@B. Thomas: It is muskrat. We call it "piisami". Thank you

Devi from Chennai, India

aw!!! That's a cute lovely shot....a musk rat ?

15 Apr 2015 3:43pm

@Devi: Yes it is muskrat. Thank you.

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

A busy animal taking a rest, I think. Lovely close up

15 Apr 2015 4:54pm

@Ruthiebear: You are right. Thank you

Sam from Chenna, India

Great capture of this animal. :)

15 Apr 2015 5:37pm

@Sam: Thank you

kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand

You got really close. What a strange looking water creature.

15 Apr 2015 7:58pm

@kiwisa: I got to quite close to and in addition to the camera is a long zoom lens. The animal is the muskrat (piisami), who lives in the wetland side of its cavity.

Bruce from Tacoma, United States

Great close up photo.

15 Apr 2015 8:28pm

@Bruce: Thank you

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

That is very nicely shot.

16 Apr 2015 1:13am

@Michael Rawluk: Thank you

L'Angevine from Angers, France

superbe cette approche,j'en ai aussi vu un hier lors de ma balade

16 Apr 2015 7:27am

Canon PowerShot SX40 HS
1/125 second
ISO 100
151 mm