Insect catches and eats a hummingbird

Bird Watcher’s Digest has a story with pictures about how Praying Mantis Makes Meal of a Hummer

We surmised that the mantis ran the hummer through and dangled its full weight on its foreleg while he consumed the flesh of the hummingbird from the abdomen. After he had his fill, the mantis gave his foreleg several swift jerks and freed his leg.

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