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Gif of a Cicada[edit]

Original - Gif of a Cicada (Tibicen sp.) Molting.

Reason
Very nicely done animation, has good encyclopedic value.
Articles this image appears in
Ecdysis, Cicada, Exoskeleton, Moult, Tibicen
Creator
T. Nathan Mundhenk, (edit: CarolSpears)
  • Support as nominator - Milk's Favorite Cookie 20:37, 8 March 2008 (UTC)
  • Support Fascinating and highly encyclopedic. DurovaCharge! 22:16, 8 March 2008 (UTC)
  • Support--Mbz1 (talk) 22:30, 8 March 2008 (UTC)
  • Removed large animation (4.5 MB) from display. The title of this nomination is appropriate in more ways than originally intended... MER-C 02:36, 9 March 2008 (UTC)
  • Strong support - maybe the resolution could have been better, but it is a great animation. diego_pmc (talk) 15:27, 9 March 2008 (UTC)
  • Support crassic![talk] 01:53, 10 March 2008 (UTC)
  • SupportHaving grown up in the home of the 17-year cicada cycle, this brings back vivid and unpleasant memories. Dr. eXtreme 22:45, 10 March 2008 (UTC)
  • Support Very encyclopedic. Purple Is Pretty (talk) 04:39, 11 March 2008 (UTC)
  • Support. While it would be awesome to be able to fly, there are definitely some insect traits I would not like to see on a daily basis among the general population of humanity. — BRIAN0918 • 2008-03-13 19:21Z
  • Support - Wow. 8thstar 04:45, 14 March 2008 (UTC)

Promoted Image:Cicada molting animated-2.gif MER-C 08:18, 15 March 2008 (UTC)