Nature is Cruel

By Vladimir Brezina

At the Jersey Shore last week…

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More of the action at the Jersey Shore to come in future posts…

45 responses to “Nature is Cruel

  1. Very cool slide show. Love how you end the story!

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  2. Let’s hear it for the food chain!

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  3. I so enjoyed this. Stunningly narrated show. :)

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  4. Whimsical and wonderfully done, Vlad :)

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  5. the cruelty is in the fact that we are all made to eat! Lovely observational sequence with the scary Johna to complete it

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  6. Great story and photos, thanks MJ

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  7. The first photo looks like the crab is winding up to punch the gull in the beak. What an excellent slide show.

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    • I have another photo (not included here because it’s out of focus) where the crab is putting up both his claws like a boxer… (different crab, different gull—gulls were capturing crabs all the time at that spot).

      OK, here it is:

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  8. Fantastic, Vlad. It’s hard not to feel for the feisty little guy fighting for his life, but the slightly bigger guy does have to eat.

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  9. Oh, these are AWESOME photos! What a great opportunity you had to capture these! I think my favorite one is the one you posted before your slideshow. Brave little thing.

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  10. Great story line of photographs. Sadly, gulls gotta eat!
    The Gulls down in Hastings a couple of weekends ago certainly weren’t afraid of humans – they were loitering with intent to pinch fries at every opportunity!

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  11. awe, I hope they are both okay. nice pictures.

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  12. Karma is the word, poor crab :-)

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  13. I really loved it!!! I am really thankful to the “Weekly Challenge”….It has allowed me to find your work…And I think it is great!
    Saludes from Spain!

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  15. Deborah - d.mooncrab

    How cool!! I hit the ‘press this’ button for the first time and now I have this link on my site.. I guess it is a story about the food chain. The courages crab will be missed.

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  17. Poor guy never really had a chance. Like you said above I too cheer for the under”crab”
    I enjoyed the slide show…and the ending!

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  18. Oh well. Sometimes you’re the seagulls. Sometimes you’re the crab.

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  19. I didn’t see that coming – but give him his due the poor crab went down fighting.

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