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Praying mantis nails a Western tiger swallowtail

Praying mantis nails a Western tiger swallowtail on a Mexican sunflower (Tithonia) in Vacaville, Calif. The butterfly made the fatal mistake of landing on the same flower the praying mantis was occupying.

TAGS: Butterfly, California, Dinner, Mantis

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Davis, California, United States of America
Member since 2016
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© Kathy Keatley Garvey.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 07.2014
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Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 30, 2016, 2:22 p.m.
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PHOTO LOCATION Vacaville, California, United States of America