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13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Praying for Hummingbirds to Eat

Hummingbirds have many predators to fear, one of which is a Praying Mantis. If a Praying Mantis is hungry enough, they will hang out near a feeder, or even on a feeder and when the hummingbird isn't paying attention, they kill it and eat it.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: glendale, California, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XT
Copyright: © Matthew Rose