OtherPix: 9: Prey

Speaking of large dragonflies, the photograph below (made in Germany in August 2009) shows that even a male Green Snaketail (Ophiogomphus cecilia) does not always manage to free itself from a sticky web. The Snaketail's dissected body and faded colours suggest that he got entangled a while ago, and now the spider has come back to feast on its tenderised prey.

Green Snaketail (Ophiogomphus cecilia), male, caught in web

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