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Fossa.3. by HecklingHyena Fossa.3. by HecklingHyena
Comments: Lucy again :happybounce:

Animal: Fossa

Photo Location: Rosamond Gifford Zoo
Camera/Lens: Nikon D5000/55-200mm

Thank you in advanced for any comments/critiques/:+fav:s!
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:iconcindytiekstra:
CindyTiekstra Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2016  Hobbyist Artist
wow, what a gorgeous photo. I wonderd if you would allow me to use this picture as an reference for a drawing? thank you in advance
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CheshireGrinXD Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
What a gorgeous creature! You mean to tell me there is one within an hour of me?! I need to get out more! So going to the zoo in the next couple of weeks.
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0Shortie0 Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2013   Artisan Crafter
I've never seen or heard of a fossa before. It looks like a cross between a cat and a koala.
I want one! :iconeeeeeplz:
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:iconfjavier1:
FJavier1 Featured By Owner May 29, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
beautiful animal!
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:icon8kiiwii8:
8KIIWII8 Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2012  Student Digital Artist
I love the eyes!
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:iconhecklinghyena:
HecklingHyena Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
So pretty right?
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:iconharabagha:
HaraBagha Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2012   General Artist
Wonderful shot.
So beutiful.
Great job
I love it!!!!
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:iconhecklinghyena:
HecklingHyena Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you!!!
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:icondarksoul4life:
darkSoul4Life Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Very beautiful capture :)
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:iconhecklinghyena:
HecklingHyena Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks!!!
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:icondarksoul4life:
darkSoul4Life Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
You're welcome :)
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:iconfantasticfennec:
FantasticFennec Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Has been featured as one of #AfricanValleys monthly features here [link]
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:iconstray-southpaw:
Stray-Southpaw Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2012
Fossa! What a wonderful shot!
They are such under appreciated creatures.
:D
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:iconhecklinghyena:
HecklingHyena Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
They really are!!!! And they are sooooo cool too!
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:iconvaldkynd:
Valdkynd Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2012  Student Photographer
Fascinating animal, I haven't seen pictures of a fossa for a long time, great picture!
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:iconhecklinghyena:
HecklingHyena Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
They are amazing creatures! Thank you :)
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:iconakeena2:
akeena2 Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2012  Student Digital Artist
haha i love it :dummy:
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:icongee231205:
gee231205 Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
The lighting in this photo is stunning as is the pose of the fossa. Nice sharp focus too, makes me think of an image that you would see on the front of a magazine.
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:iconhecklinghyena:
HecklingHyena Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks! I was surprised how sharp it came out.
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:icongee231205:
gee231205 Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
You're welcome
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:iconwolfyone:
Wolfyone Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Very cute
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:iconhecklinghyena:
HecklingHyena Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you :)
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:iconwolfyone:
Wolfyone Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
You're welcome
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:iconjennystokes:
jennystokes Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2012  Professional General Artist
What is a Fossa?
Great photo,
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:iconhecklinghyena:
HecklingHyena Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
:happybounce: Only the coolest creature evvvverrrr. They are like a weaselly cat. Very interesting to watch!
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:iconjennystokes:
jennystokes Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2012  Professional General Artist
Never heard of them, where do they come from?
LOL
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:iconhecklinghyena:
HecklingHyena Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Most people haven't they are from Madagascar. They eat Lemurs :la:
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:iconjennystokes:
jennystokes Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2012  Professional General Artist
Wow!
They must be very fierce...............some lemurs are hugs.
Thought it must be somewhere like Madagascar, unique animals there.
Thanx for the inf.
LOL
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:iconjapangirl615:
japangirl615 Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2012
Wow. This is an amazing picture of Lucy!!! So crisp and clear!!! This is no nice. I can never get a decent picture of her.
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:iconhecklinghyena:
HecklingHyena Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Normally I'm the same way it sucks because I love them so much but I will tell you.... I got so lucky Lucy was being an amazing subject.
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DemonicAngelic Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2012  Professional General Artist
Ine never seen a fossa before, but its gorgeous!
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:iconhecklinghyena:
HecklingHyena Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
They are really interesting creatures. I like them a lot. They are very pretty too.
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:iconerb20:
ERB20 Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
What a gorgeous shot!!
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:iconhecklinghyena:
HecklingHyena Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks! It's one of my favorites :)
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:iconerb20:
ERB20 Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
:D
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:iconmarmotica:
Marmotica Featured By Owner Feb 29, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Beautiful!
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:iconlulupoo:
LuLupoo Featured By Owner Feb 29, 2012
Never seen anything like this. She has pretty eyes and the best part is she has my name :D
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:iconhecklinghyena:
HecklingHyena Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
:giggle:it is a weird name for a wild beast!
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:iconlulupoo:
LuLupoo Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2012
I think its cool..considering its my name :rofl: aww she is cute
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:iconhecklinghyena:
HecklingHyena Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
:rofl: So true.
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:iconlulupoo:
LuLupoo Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2012
:rofl:
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:iconsilvervulpine:
SilverVulpine Featured By Owner Feb 29, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
This really is gorgeous. :love:

And a very lucky shot for you! :)
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:iconcindy1701d:
cindy1701d Featured By Owner Feb 29, 2012
Nice shot of Lucy. :)
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:iconhappytagsales:
HappyTagSales Featured By Owner Feb 29, 2012  Professional General Artist
so cute!
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:iconhecklinghyena:
HecklingHyena Featured By Owner Feb 29, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks!
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February 29, 2012
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Camera Data

Make
NIKON CORPORATION
Model
NIKON D5000
Shutter Speed
10/200 second
Aperture
F/5.6
Focal Length
200 mm
ISO Speed
1600
Date Taken
Feb 25, 2012, 2:43:45 AM
Software
GIMP 2.6.11
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