20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A Shrike's Prey
Shrike's are know to be ruthless killers. the most common phenomenon is they kill their prey by piercing through sharp and pointy objects, such as tree thorn. In this case a lemon tree thorn was used to pierce the House Gecko and it's head was eaten. Later Ants came for a free feast.
|Photo Location:||Teliamura, India|
|Copyright:||© Pinak Paul|