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Mamba Verde del Congo Dendroaspis jamesoni

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cameroonboy

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Julio 20, 2014 08:39 AM HST

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Falsa Coralillo Real Estadounidense Lampropeltis getula

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justin72

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Abril 2, 2016 11:56 AM EDT

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Culebra de Agua Vientre Claro Nerodia erythrogaster

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sharonoutside

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Mayo 16, 2019 06:33 PM EDT

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Tortuga Jicotea Pseudemys concinna

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ronthomson

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Mayo 16, 2019 10:16 PM EDT

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lincolndurey

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Abril 28, 2019 01:40 PM EDT

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Rayadora Azul Pachydiplax longipennis

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briangooding

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Mayo 20, 2007 10:27 AM CDT

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Male Pachydiplax longipennis being eaten by Opheodrys aestivus

Like a lot of these predation shots I heard the irregular beat of frantic, chafing wings before locating the scene.

I was taken aback when I first realized what was happening. That quickly wore off though and I was on the ground trying to get as close as possible without disrupting or having any meaningful influence on the situation.

Two great predators. In the end the dasher broke free and clumsily flew off (though he was lucky there were birds looking for an easy catch). I can't say for sure whether or not I played any part in the snake not succeeding in this struggle. If it were venomous I think (though I don't know if venomous snakes spend their venom on dragonflies or if they specialize in more protein-rich options) the dasher would've been done for.

But, the snake maneuvering his jaws to clamp down on the dragonfly gave some room for escape--especially since his jaws were over the thorax and wings, which were already beating trying to escape.

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Cascabel de Bandas Crotalus horridus

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salameander

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Octubre 14, 2015 10:47 AM EDT

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A cool thing I witnessed thanks to radio-telemetry. This was one of our largest rattlers (a male) and he was nearly back at his den at this point in the year. It took him 45-50 min. to get his meal down.

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lappelbaum

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Octubre 4, 2018 10:58 AM CDT

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snake eating squirrel

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Culebra Parda Storeria dekayi

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hnut

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Octubre 14, 2018 06:16 PM EDT

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justingarwood

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Agosto 21, 2018 03:06 PM PDT

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Trifecta!! Competing in tug-o-war with a common garter snake for adult female cascades frog prey. Amazing rare observation!

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gancw1

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Agosto 18, 2018 10:55 AM +08

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Culebra Listonada Común Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

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driley

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Agosto 11, 2018 08:23 PM EDT