Chris ..... the image of you 14 year old son on your blog site looks so real
and natural, unlike the PhotoShopped images in all and every glossy magazine
where every skin blemish is done away with.
It's is refreshing to view real and believable images.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Chris Crawford" <chris@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: "Olympus Camera Discussion" <olympus@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Sunday, June 19, 2011 6:49 PM
Subject: Re: [OM] TIME FOR A LITTLE SEX?
> For sure! I'd join a monastery and never even look at females! Same if I
> were a male black widow.
> Chris Crawford
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> On 6/19/11 5:27 PM, "Nathan Wajsman" <photo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> If I were a male mantis, celibacy would look like an extremely attractive
>> Nathan Wajsman
>> Alicante, Spain
>> PICTURE OF THE WEEK: http://www.fotocycle.dk/paws
>> Blog: http://www.fotocycle.dk/blog
>> On Jun 19, 2011, at 12:01 PM, Andrew Fildes wrote:
>>> Spiders suffer from extreme gender dimorphism - the male is tiny and
>>> nothing like the female. Consequently, if he makes one tiny mistake in
>>> nervous courtship approach, she decides that he's probably lunch.
>>> Mantises are much stranger. She turns and bites through his neck during
>>> copulation, decapitating him. The violent nervous shock causes him to
>>> ejaculate. It's a neat adaptation because it means that once he's done
>>> job, the now useless male is no longer around to compete for food. If
>>> then eats the corpse it's nothing personal, just a confirmation that she
>>> isn't sentimental and that his remains are...convenient.
>>> Andrew Fildes
>>> On 19/06/2011, at 6:16 PM, Chris Crawford wrote:
>>>> You're thinking of Spiders. Flies don't eat other bugs (which includes
>>>> mates). Spiders will eat each other; black widow females are infamous
>>>> it, but a lot of other female spiders also eat their mates. In the
>>>> world, I think that female praying mantises also sometimes eat the
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