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Koi swimming around the Pagoda
Owl-like gates leading to a fogged in field on the Blue Ridge parkway
Car Window Sunset
Mono Lake at Sunset
Approach of Spring
A pelo d'acqua
Pairs Paired
Remembrance
Bull Moose while visiting Grand Teton National Park
The Brooklyn Bridge During the Blizzard of 2016
"Three Sisters Meeting at Twilight" as seen in Mission Trails Regional Park, San Diego
Do not play with food...
Sunset over Crete
The Next Generation
Frog just chilling
Nature's Carpet Ride
Nature's show and the audience
Tiger Swallowtail enjoying Lantana
Organic: Gecko on oranges.
Grand day to see the Grand Canyon
Cherry Blossoms in Georgetown, Washington D.C.
Showing respect at Arlington National Cemetery
Arbore
14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Do not play with food...

The image shows a European bee-eater, which after having hunted a bee, hits it several times against the branch to remove the sting and kill it, and then the vole in the air to get better position and to be able to swallow it. Luck is getting to catch the bee's right moment in the air.

TAGS: Animal, Bird, Food, Nature, Spain, Wildlife

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Navatejera (León), Spain
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© Nicolás Merino.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 05.2016
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Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 23, 2016, 1:33 p.m.
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PHOTO LOCATION León, Spain