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zook



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PostPosted: Fri Mar 02, 2018 2:53 pm    Post subject: a snack Reply with quote

This is my first post here!
Last summer, I spotted a dozen wasps on a bunch in the lawn. During observation, a hornet was overflight us, and wasps escaped away, revealing a bat carcass. Hornet (Vespa crabro) landed near, nervously made three circles around the carcass, and start to bite off a piece of meat. Everything lasted for about 20 seconds, before he gone with 3mm wide piece of flesh, and I succeed to take a few snapshots. This is the most successful one, but still, a part of the legs was left outside the frame.



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GaryB



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PostPosted: Fri Mar 02, 2018 7:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Nice 'action' shot.

It's not that often we see insects doing something as unusual as eating a bat, so well done Very Happy
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 14, 2018 1:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Very nice first post! Smile
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 15, 2018 10:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Stunning!
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zook



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PostPosted: Sun Apr 22, 2018 9:58 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks for your comments, friends ...
There is another one, taken last summer. The wasp eat a piece of dried remains of the earthworm.



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