Sunday, April 1, 2012

Macro Monday - What is it?!?!

What is it?!!? Try to guess and then scroll down to see whether you were right!














This is Mr. Needlemouse and Alex. Mr. Needlemouse is an African Pygmy Hedgehog. Alex is a human being. Today I am linking up with the Macro Monday people - check it out! :)

38 comments:

  1. I see Mr. Needlemouse is a hedgehog of the blue nosed variety. Or he is fascinated by the glow of an i phone! Lol!!

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    1. It IS funny how he seems to be looking at the phone!

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  2. Forgot to mention. Very cool macro!!

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  3. Great macro shot. Very cool little critter.

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  4. I was going to guess a fur cap of some sort--cause I could see what I think is an ear in the first photo, but it being Mr. Needlemouse is way better. :)

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  5. That's awesome! It reminds me of a game in Games Magazine that my brother used to get in the '80s where you had to identify an extreme close up of a common object. I'm not sure a pygmy hedgehog is a common object, but I really couldn't think of anything the photo reminded me of more than a hedgehog. I was sure I was wrong - what a great surprise to be right. He's really quite adorable.

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    1. I remember that! I think I should do this more often ;)

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  6. I guest it right! Cute fella, cuter than our porcupines.

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  7. How cute they both are...I didn't get it right..

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    1. Thanks for saying Alex is cute too - I think he is :)

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  8. I have no idea how I knew what it was and completely astonished that I was right. :)
    This was fun!

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    1. That's good - I don't think I would have known what those quills were if we didn't have them as pets!

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  9. wow! a hedgehog...how cute!

    thanks for dropping by my macro entry at www.gregdemcy.net

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  10. Calling by from Macro Monday as another participant, great macro I surprised myself by guessing correctly.

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    1. Good for you - thanks for stopping by!!

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  11. Great shot! Never would have guessed what it was. Thanks for stopping by, Laura

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  12. Very cute Mr.Needlemouse! Nice Captured!

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  13. Love Mr. Needlemouse ~ Great shot ~thanks, namaste, ^_^

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    1. Isn't he cute? His sister's name is Bubbles.

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  14. Well, my guess was a porcupine--I guess that's what I get for growing up in Michigan, as opposed to somewhere there are hedgehogs! What a cute little guy (the hedgehog, that is!)

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    1. I think porcupine is really close...hmm...we're going to give you half credit for that one - LOL!

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  15. I did not know...but it is a great macro!

    http://blogg.birgittasplace.com/

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  16. Oh, they're both adorable! Great capture!

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    1. Thanks (Alex is the youngest of my 4 boys!)

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  17. Well you certainly got my attention and I didn't have a clue. Great hedgehog macro!!

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    1. Thanks - I think their quills are intriguing!)

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  18. that´s a sweety. I did not know there were pygme hedghogs. So sweet. :)

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    1. Oh thanks! He and his sister, Bubbles, are the BEST pets! We also have a tortoise named Daisy :)

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