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Robber Fly Meal

[Robber Fly Meal]

At first I mistook this for a bumblebee, but bumblebees aren't generally in the habit of manhandling other bees! It's actually a predatory Robber Fly making a meal off a honeybee. Photographed in the Ottawa greenbelt near Corkstown Road.

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