Credit: CLAUS JENSEN/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Common scorpionfly (Panorpa communis) feeding on a dead fly during a mating ritual. Male scorpionflies typically present females with dead or dying insects for them to eat, mating with them while they do so. Filmed in Denmark.

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Common scorpionfly mating ritual

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