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gordymohr Jul 29, 2010 7:14 AM

Hunter & Hunted
 
Im not sure of this species, but its some kind of carniverous fly

http://i635.photobucket.com/albums/u...r/a6fc1b6e.jpg
I think I took this one hand-held

Tallgrass05 Jul 29, 2010 9:35 AM

The predator is a robber fly (family Asilidae), they are voracious predators and will even kill things like large bumblebees.

gordymohr Jul 29, 2010 10:12 AM

Thanks Tallgrass05, Ive never seen one of these before.This is the best pic I could manage as the wind was moving the branch qite a bit. Still loving the FZ35


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