365 Day Photo Challenge – Day 195

Baby banana bud with a bug grazing.

This is the bud of a very young banana tree. I was actually surprised to see a bud on it when it was still so small – about 2 feet tall. The bug which is grazing on it is one that I see quite often here in Panama. They look like a type of fly, but their legs hang like a wasp when it flies. They also love our mint plant! He was enjoying his snack from this banana bloom and I’m sure was not impressed at my presence. I still don’t know if these guys bite, so didn’t push the envelope ;-).

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About denisemacdonald

I am a Canadian entrepreneur who has been spending the majority of my time between Canada and Panama, Central America. Living oceanfront, I am an 'investment consultant', predominantly in the area of real estate in the beaches areas. Photography is my hobby. In April, 2014 I was diagnosed with Stage 3 Triple Negative Breast Cancer. I will be sharing my journey here on these 'pages'. If you would like to learn more about "Triple Negative" breast cancer, please click onto http://www.tnbcfoundation.org/.
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1 Response to 365 Day Photo Challenge – Day 195

  1. Nice close up!
    I like how the color of the background makes everything stand out.
    Great shot Denise.

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