Caption: This green Hydra has captured a small Cyclops, a micro-crustacean measuring about 500 microns in length, and is forcing it into the Hydra's mouth located at the base of its tentacles. The Hydra is a multi-cellular organism several millimeters in length and can be found in freshwater ponds, lakes and streams throughout much of the world. Recorded under Rheinberg illumination.

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Keywords: animal, aquatic, arthropod, cnidaria, copepod, crustacean, cyclops, eyespot, freshwater, hunt, hydra, hydrozoa, invertebrate, metazoa, micro, organism, plankton, pond, predator, prey, tentacle

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