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A female Green Tiger beetle (Cicindela campestris) catches a Wood ant and dispatches it swiftly with a bite to the head. The Wood ant didn't stand a chance of out-running the Tiger beetle once she'd spotted it.

Tags: Nature Macro Insect Close-up and macro Green Tiger Beetle Cicindela campestris

Voters: mattberry, Badgerfred, annettep38 and 10 more

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annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
7 Jul 2012 10:59PM
excellent close up and perfect timing!

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paskinmj 9 11 1 United Kingdom
7 Jul 2012 11:26PM
Great head on shot. Can't be faulted.
tonyng 8 10 2 United Kingdom
8 Jul 2012 12:09AM
Great macro.
banehawi Plus
13 1.8k 3865 Canada
8 Jul 2012 5:11AM
Outstanding work.

Niknut Plus
8 1.8k 76 United Kingdom
8 Jul 2012 5:15PM
Superb shot !!!....gruesome but top notch !!!

Glad I'm not an insect !!.Grin

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