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Old 02-11-2018, 02:11 PM
wildbill wildbill is offline
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Originally Posted by Geraldsh View Post
A couple summers ago I was up at the acreage putting along on my little tractor when a yellow jacket landed on my T-shirt sleeve. A the same moment a big blue dragonfly landed on it. I had instinctively grabbed my sleeve and held it off my arm which brought the drama even closer to my face.
The yellow jacket was squirming and stinging the sleeve to no avail. That dragonfly bit down hard several times - I could hear it even over the tractor noise - and chewed the yellow abdomen right off that poor bugger. Dragonfly flew off with his prize and the hornet tried to fly but he was head-heavy and nose dived into the ground.
Nature at its finest.
Imagine them prehistoric ones with a 27 wingspan!
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