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Death by Dragonfly

By peripeteia
As I Was standing around after a dive, I saw a real life dog fight, but here the enemy had no chance, A dare devil dragon fly flanked and cluthed a wandering butterfly from the rear, it was all over before it began really.... Once jetted down onto a stick, dare devil dragonfly just began to dig in, pinning the wings of the helpless butterfly against a steady stick, he savagley began the feast, ripping the head open with cracking precision. Half a minute passed by before i noticed that all was left of the ballerina butterfly was four yellow wings spiralling lifelessly towards a sandy bottom .

Death by Dragon Fly

Manatuto

Timor Leste

Tags: Landscape and travel Wildlife and nature

Voters: PeelNStick, KevinWalsham, motorsportpictures and 6 more


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Comments


25 Jun 2009 7:11AM
great capture well timed.

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25 Jun 2009 7:21AM
Wonderful macro.
Scott
25 Jun 2009 8:31AM
Fantastic macro shot.
Dave
25 Jun 2009 8:31AM
Good capture,
Alan
challicew 9 1 1 South Africa
25 Jun 2009 8:50AM
My word, this is amazing! I've never seen this in my life!!!
maryg 8 66 18 Scotland
25 Jun 2009 9:17AM
Fascinating composition , pictoral and literature ! An amazing capture , so detailed and colourful
Regards Mary
27 Jun 2009 10:57PM
Great Image.

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