16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Mobile
Praying Mantis Eating Bumblebee

I found this praying mantis at the start of his bee meal. In the photo the reason the face of the bumblebee is so flat is the mantis already ate half of the head, the side you can't see. The bee was moving long after its head was completely eaten.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2018
Date Uploaded: 09.2018
Photo Location: Charlottesville, Virginia, United States of America
Camera: Pixel 2 XL
Copyright: © Britney Azcona