May 6, 2020

Cantaloupe Rind

Macro and Micro Picture of the Day 2020-05-06

Here is the net-like rind of a cantaloupe. Cantaloupes with a net-like pattern are a hybrid developed in North America in 1881. Cantaloupes were originally introduced to America by Christopher Columbus in 1494.

Equipment used: Canon EOS Rebel T5i with a standard zoom lens (EF-S 18-55 mm) on a 49 mm long extension tube.

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