Hungry Damsel

Damsels may be lovely to look at but they are predatory hunters. This Large Red Damselfly caught itself a spider as I was watching it at the weekend, and then proceeded to munch it up until there wasn’t much left but the legs. Lovely.

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By Suzy Shipman

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  1. HA! Nature can be brutal, can’t it! 😀 When our boys were younger, I used to take them pond-dipping. I remember one day a particular dragonfly larva acquired the name “Predator” because it kept eating the tadpoles!

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