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Friday, December 26, 2008

Camera Critters #36 - Mother Rescing her Child

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This is my 36thMisty Dawn started the meme and explains the rules here.
I can't take credit for these photos,
but when I received them in email this week
I figured they'd make a fun Camera Critters post!
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Mother Rescuring Her Child
Look at the dog's face ... what an expression!!!
Yeah...What in the heck was that ????
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Thought for Today
"Mother love is the fuel that enables a normal human being to do the impossible." Marion C. Garretty, quoted in A Little Spoonful of Chicken Soup for the Mother's Soul


Sandee said...

What a great catch. I love it. That poor dog didn't have a chance.

Have a terrific day. Big hug. :)

Anonymous said...

That must have been exciting ;-)

i beati said...

phenomenal shots - sigh of relief!!Sandy

Reader Wil said...

What a unique story! And great that you could take all the photos! Excelent CC.

Bruce said...

Yea, you don't ever want to mess with a Mama protecting her young! Great photos!!

lucy said...

those are amazing photos. i might have to change my expression of "mama bear" to "mama squirrel". she's one tough rodent!!!

Ramblings of a Villas Girl said...

Never mess with momma's baby. I wonder what was going through that dogs mind. I am glad that everyone unharmed.

Peajay said...

Hi Storyteller, thanks for your Christmas visit. Greetings from the festive Season and Bliain úr faoi shéan is faoi mhaise duit.
The dog looks so perplexed at the squirrels Great Escape. Excellent.

Jeanne said...

Wow what shots. I have to think the baby was okay. Don't mess with a mama.

Anonymous said...

Very great action shots!

My Camera Critters post is now up, too! You can check it here if you have some time. I'll be glad to see you there.

Roan said...

Absolutely brilliant!

Grammy said...

Wow what excitement. I have never see an attack and the squirrel lived.

AppleDebbie said...

Oh my gosh, what an amazing sequence of photos! Never underestimate a mother's love for her baby. The dog looks stunned in the bottom photo!

Hootin' Anni said...

How wonderful to see nature at its finest. Good for momma squirrel. Just hope the Lab didn't get too scratched up.

Hope your Christmas was a good one. I'm now trying to catch up on all I've missed in the last few days while packing things away for the season.

May your New Year treat you well storyteller!!!!

Anonymous said...

OMG, that's one brave dog and some crazy squirrels! Great shots. I'm playing Camera Critters for the first time this week! It's here.

Forgetfulone said...

What great shots!

Nikki - Notes of Life said...

Squirrels 1 - Dog 0!

Ivanhoe said...

Oh my! I'm glad mamma made it down there in time. BTW: That dog looks just like our Sammy ;o)

Cath said...

Fabulous shots! Amazing.
Over via Akelamalu.

Karen said...

Yaay Mama Squirrel!!

The female of any species is a pretty tough creature!

Misty DawnS said...

Wow - those photos don't need any words to tell the story!

Unknown said...

Think of the rush of adrenaline they all felt! Wow!

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