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An Iris Flower Friend
Saiva cardinalis / Mokara
Actias artemis / Phalaenopsis aphrodite
Mantids
Beedaisied
Insect on Flower
Peek a Bee
Swallowtail butterfly
Dragonfly in the garden
Delicate
Skipper Butterfly Getting Nectar
Praying Mantis Eating Bumblebee
Bug closeup
Bee in Blossom
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Bee
Sachem exploring a chicory flower
Grasshoppers
Digger Wasp 2
Green Colors
Hummingbird Clearwing Moth feeding
Head shot of a Dragonfly
Grasshopper in Garden
16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Praying Mantis Eating Bumblebee

I found this praying mantis at the start of his bee meal. In the photo the reason the face of the bumblebee is so flat is the mantis already ate half of the head, the side you can't see. The bee was moving long after its head was completely eaten.

TAGS: Insect, Mantis, Praying Mantis, Virginia

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Charlottesville, Virginia, United States of America
Member since 2018
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© Britney Azcona.
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Image Source: mobile
Date Taken: 07.2018
Total Views: 40
Total Favorites: 2
Filed Under: Mobile
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Date Uploaded: Sept. 16, 2018, 2:23 p.m.
Camera Make: Google
Camera Model: Pixel 2 XL
Focal Length: 4.5mm
Shutter Speed: 1/316
Aperture: f1.8
ISO: ISO50
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