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Multiple species interactions
Photographer: Ricardo Kriebel
Location: El Rodeo, San Jose, Costa Rica
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This assassin bug waits for bees that visit flowers to ambush them. One of the amazing things about nature captured in this photo is how sometimes only the evident protagonists are evident, while other critters are harder to spot. Besides the bug and the bee it is preying on, there is a mite feeding off of the assassin bug and there are about ten chloropid flies also feasting on the bee. It goes to show humans, there is so much more happening out there in the natural world! You just have to walk quietly and be curious. Nature will then manifest itself.
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Camera Information: Nikon Coolpix P510
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