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Love Interrupted

An fishing spider (Ancylometes sp) has grabbed a female frog which happened to be in amplexus with a male. The male frog hangs on to the female while the spider begins to eat. Perhaps the male was hoping the female frog might still escape. Eventually the male frog realized he was in a dangerous place and escaped.

TAGS: Ecuador, Frog, Predator, Prey, Spider

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Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin, United States of America
Member since 2015
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Copyright:
© Anton Sorokin.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 02.2019
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 29, 2019, 7:15 p.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D810
Focal Length: 105mm
Shutter Speed: 1/160
Aperture: f25
ISO: ISO800
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PHOTO LOCATION N/A, Ecuador