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Damsel In Distress by BreeSpawn Damsel In Distress by BreeSpawn
Robber Fly (Cerdistus constrictus) eating a Common Bluetail damselfly (Ischnura heterosticta).

Photographed: Australia, NSW, Hunter Valley, 2012.
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luvserenity000 Featured By Owner May 6, 2012  Student Writer
Um, yah I thought they were making love as well, woops, that was a big mistake..poor bluetail fly....
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BreeSpawn Featured By Owner May 7, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
unfortunately, nature is as harsh as she can be beautiful. These two very different insects are about as likely to mate with each other as a human would with a cow.
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luvserenity000 Featured By Owner May 8, 2012  Student Writer
Lol yah, that would be quite weird....
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BreeSpawn Featured By Owner May 9, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
lol defiantly, for the robber fly, the damsel is a steak dinner
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luvserenity000 Featured By Owner May 9, 2012  Student Writer
Lol yah
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EldritchDragonfly Featured By Owner May 6, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
And here I thought they were making love... not quite the case as it seems... sweet capture!
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BreeSpawn Featured By Owner May 6, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
LOL, defiantly not. robber flies are vary carnivorous. I do feel bad for the damsel, but the robber needs to eat as well.
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EldritchDragonfly Featured By Owner May 7, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Survival of the fittest :)
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BreeSpawn Featured By Owner May 9, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
thats it.
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May 6, 2012
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Camera Data

Make
OLYMPUS IMAGING CORP.
Model
SZ-20
Shutter Speed
10/4000 second
Aperture
F/9.9
Focal Length
7 mm
ISO Speed
3200
Date Taken
Jan 25, 2012, 2:10:00 AM
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