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Tennessee Assassin Bug Eating a Bee For Lunch

This photo was captured using my Cyber-Shot DSC H300 camera around 11:10 the sun was up and pretty bright at the time. This little bug is called the assassin bug (Assassin Bug is Microtomus purcis), this one just caught a small species of bee and is feeding. The photograph was taken on our forestry property in Palmyra TN.

TAGS: Bug, Tennessee

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Palmyra, Tennessee, United States of America
Member since 2018
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© Angel Knight.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 06.2019
Total Views: 14
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: June 9, 2019, 3:11 p.m.
Camera Make: SONY
Camera Model: DSC-H300
Focal Length: 12.8mm
Shutter Speed: 1/250
Aperture: f3.7
ISO: ISO80
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PHOTO LOCATION Palmyra, Tennessee, United States of America