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By pennyspike
Another from the French trip during a walk close to where we were staying.
This crab spider was tucking into its prey bee.
They inject a chemical into the bee then suck out the innards. Yum Yum.
f11@1/100 hand held
Focusing was so difficult as there was quite a wind blowing but I was pleased to get one.

Tags: France Bee Close-up and macro Crab spider Wildlife and nature

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Very well done great capture.


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31 Jul 2010 8:49PM
These are phosphorous predators, well taken
DaveMead Plus
8 23 14 United Kingdom
1 Aug 2010 8:31PM
And get one you did, a superb capture.
dmhuynh72 Plus
10 44 3 United Kingdom
2 Aug 2010 5:24PM
good DOF, and nicely timed capture Penny. Plenty of detail to see in large version.

7 Aug 2010 10:27PM
... the poor bees are certainly having a hard time these days! John

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