Robber fly feeding on its prey

Robber fly feeding on its prey

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Caption: Robber fly (family Asilidae) feeding on its prey. The robber fly, or bee killer, is a predator of flying insects. It has a short, powerful proboscis, used for sucking the juices of its prey. More than 7000 species of robber flies are known. Photographed in Toachi Pilaton valley, Pichincha, Ecuador.

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