No idea what the fluffy stuff is - the ladybird seemed quite attached to it. [edit: turns out that fluffy stuff is the pupa of a parasitic wasp
, which is using this ladybird as a host - yuck!] This was taken with the Canon 100mm f/2.8 macro - another kind loan from my father which I should really make more use of. The original of this is 4425 × 2976 and sharp..