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17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Tennessee Assassin Bug Eating a Bee For Lunch

This photo was captured using my Cyber-Shot DSC H300 camera around 11:10 the sun was up and pretty bright at the time. This little bug is called the assassin bug (Assassin Bug is Microtomus purcis), this one just caught a small species of bee and is feeding. The photograph was taken on our forestry property in Palmyra TN.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2019
Date Uploaded: 06.2019
Photo Location: Palmyra, Tennessee, United States of America
Camera: DSC-H300
Copyright: © Angel Knight