21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Jagged Ambush

Jagged ambush bugs are some of the most interesting looking little predators around. This one was waiting in a thistle flower to make an unsuspecting pollinator their meal.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2023
Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: New Berlin, wi, United States of America
Camera: E-M1MarkII
Copyright: © Benjamin Gauthier