Spider with ant lion

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Spider with ant lion

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Shot in the Pine Ridge area of northwestern Nebraska.

--Rik

Technical: Canon A710, manual focus. 1/250 sec at f/4.0 (both pics).

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Great shot there Rik. :D Talk about getting ones butt chewed. We could have done without the close-up though... 8-[ :lol:

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It amazes me that these guys can take down something so much larger than they are.
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Post by Ken Ramos »

They say an Assassin bug can take down prey many times their size in about 10 sec. or less. Wonder if any one has timed a spider? Gotta be pretty quick. :-k

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