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Eats, shoots, and leaves.

Posted by
Curly (South Shields, United Kingdom) on 9 June 2010 in Miscellaneous and Portfolio.

Giant panda (public art) found under the Metro bridge at Crossgate, South Shields. He has an elephant as a best friend, but the elephant doesn't look too well these days!

PENTAX K100D 1/30 second F/6.7 ISO 800 27 mm (35mm equiv.)

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❀ Yvonne Simons ❀ from Tilburg, Netherlands

I love it!!

9 Jun 2010 5:26am

Richard from Duns, United Kingdom

Very good!

9 Jun 2010 5:39am

Mike from Lichfield, United Kingdom

Wow, no vandalism!

9 Jun 2010 5:45am

Zahra Z. E. from kerman, Iran

wow funny and beautiful.i love this floral background!

9 Jun 2010 5:53am

Luke Wiley from Spokane Washington, United States

A great decoration!

9 Jun 2010 6:01am

PascalXLD from Rennes, France

Il est mignon ce panda

Bonne journée

9 Jun 2010 6:15am

Nazzareno from Rome, Italy

.. excellent and funny capture

9 Jun 2010 6:55am

Anneka from Bray, Ireland

What a cosy scene set off by those floral arches. Never suspect it was under a metro bridge

9 Jun 2010 8:01am

trilliana from Munich, Germany

very, very strange place. i am staring at it and wondering, wondering, wondering. great find.

9 Jun 2010 9:53am

MK from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

he doesn't look too comfortable sitting there either

9 Jun 2010 10:00am

✿ Anina ✿ from Auckland, New Zealand

LOL! This is so cute!! Great find and very well captured.

9 Jun 2010 10:02am

Skyriani from Nelson, New Zealand

perfect title!

9 Jun 2010 10:10am

djedfre from schaumburg, United States

great find and shot!

9 Jun 2010 10:20am

P J W Miller from Chase Terrace, United Kingdom

typical chauvenist anima, eats shoots and leaves, excellent

9 Jun 2010 10:42am

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

ROFL....well said Peter! Super capture Curly! ;-)

9 Jun 2010 11:36am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Not too sure about the panda either. Too many bamboo shoots if you ask me :)

9 Jun 2010 12:22pm

Julie Brown from Indianapolis, United States

Curly you have an eye for interesting urban objects.

9 Jun 2010 12:55pm

Wild Mustang Photography from Carlisle, United States

Awesome composition! Love the colors and artistic quality!

9 Jun 2010 1:29pm

Amanda from Jersey City, United States

Great title! He seems worried over his best friend's health.

9 Jun 2010 1:37pm

vu@granby - Wolfgang from Granby, Québec, Canada

Well seen, a happy panda for a change!

9 Jun 2010 1:46pm

Arash from Tehran, Iran

I like this shot

9 Jun 2010 1:59pm

hugo poon from hong kong, Hong Kong

He does seem a little lonely! Interesting find and capture!

9 Jun 2010 2:30pm

Xerophytes from London, United Kingdom

Something different, eh?

9 Jun 2010 6:22pm

@Xerophytes: Oh yes, I have to give you all a little variety!

Lalena from Barcelona, Spain

Very funny and beautiful!!!!

9 Jun 2010 6:31pm

Becky from los angeles, United States

just too much fun!

9 Jun 2010 6:42pm

pixator from kerman, Iran

Ha ha!
Cool shot!

9 Jun 2010 7:37pm

Yvon from Orleans, France

nice shot

9 Jun 2010 7:38pm

Marilyn Cornwell from Toronto, Canada

That's funny - thanks for thinking of us and sharing it!

9 Jun 2010 9:09pm

flyingwind风飞扬 from Bridgetown, Barbados

I hope this cute one is fine always!

9 Jun 2010 9:16pm

Susan from Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States

Nice find !!! what's wrong with his friend???

9 Jun 2010 11:08pm

Olly from London, United Kingdom

I'd like to see the elephant curly.

9 Jun 2010 11:56pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

An interesting place to spot a panda. As Mike said above, I was also surprised that there is no vandalism. But what an ideal place to liven up with public art.

10 Jun 2010 12:38am

larry from somewhere in, Singapore

I like this one Curly. Nice subject and nice background...

11 Jun 2010 2:51am

Magda from Vancouver, Canada

aww... how cute!

11 Jun 2010 6:17pm

Sandy Weston from Madison, Maine, United States

Whimsical color and beauty!

12 Jun 2010 4:31am

Basile Pesso from Paris, France

Nice !
It made me smile.

15 May 2012 1:17pm

PENTAX K100D
1/30 second
F/6.7
ISO 800
27 mm (35mm equiv.)

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