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little bug?

By bumbleb3  
Out gardening this evening I came across this small bug eating an even smaller fly.He measured about 1" long and had large antenae.
Any know what he is

Tags: Small Bug Wildlife and nature Virbirnam

Voters: John Giddings, User_Removed, collette11 and 12 more

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16 Jun 2008 9:15PM
Great pic wish i could find bugs like him in my garden !
16 Jun 2008 9:47PM
Nice macro, well captured.Its a female scorpion fly.
Bob_V 14 1 2 United States
17 Jun 2008 12:10AM
Stunning macro work.
KarenFB Plus
16 5.9k 184 England
17 Jun 2008 7:39AM
Yes, Chris is right - a female Scorpion Fly (We have quite a lot in this area). They are quite pretty flies, but their habits are questionable - I'm wondering if that's why there aren't many butterflies in this area!
PeelNStick 17 4 United States
3 Jan 2009 2:41PM
Good macro shot. Nice details.

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