Incredible Images of the Violent Death of Insects

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Insect LunchPhoto:
stboed

Death is often the domain of terror, darkness and torment but as these images would suggest there is also a surreal beauty captured, even for a split second, when the end finally comes. It takes a patient and talented photographer to capture images such as these.

Orchid MantisPhoto:
londieone

Look on while a Robber Fly literally sucks the life out of an unsuspecting beetle, a damselfly feasts on one of its own and a young frog is striped to the bone by an army of spiders, never to be a prince.

DragonflyPhoto:
camerar

“When death comes, it is often in glorious Technicolor, even though the insect itself will not see it in quite the way we do.” – RJ Evans

Source: Scienceray

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