14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A garden spider wraps a dragonfly for later.

After struggling with the dragonfly she finally subdued it. She began methodically wrapping it in garden spider webbing. Competition for a meal among the thickness of cattails in August heat is fierce!

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Copyright: © Kelly Parsons