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Wasp Vs Bee

This wasp (Vespula vulgaris) was cutting up the corpse of a honeybee (Apis
melifera). It stated by chopping the thorax from the abdomen and then
cutting all the legs off so it could then carry the body parts back to
its nest. It went for the thorax before the abdomen. I guess due to
the higher protein of the major muscles in the thorax.

Sigma SD10 ,Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX Macro
1/200s f/16.0 at 105.0mm iso100 with Flash full exif

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Angela 13-Aug-2009 16:43
That is amazing. Nice job wasp for taking that bee down!
Guest 26-Mar-2007 00:29
Beautiful work on images and info,well done!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
From other sigma user,
purpod25-Mar-2007 10:58
Wow, pretty intense shot & info. Very cool. GMV
Bob B.25-Mar-2007 09:51
Precisely. Nice shot.
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