Preying Mantis Kills (and Eats) Hummingbird

Discussion in 'Birds' started by cmpalmer, Aug 12, 2005.

  1. cmpalmer

    cmpalmer

    301
    Jan 27, 2005
    Huntsville, AL
    I don't really know if this should be on the Birds and Animals, Macros, General, or "Oh my God, that's weird forums", but I thought y'all might like to see it (even if it is a bit gross).

    The original site has been swamped with traffic, so this is a TinyURL pointing to the Google cache of the site (hope it works for everyone):

    http://tinyurl.com/8vz2n
     
  2. Flew

    Flew

    994
    Jan 25, 2005
    Alabama
    Amazing. Sad, but amazing.
     
  3. That's really bizarre. I would have never thought an insect would attack and kill a bird. Interesting.
     
  4. WOW! That is a first for me.
     
  5. PGB

    PGB

    Jan 25, 2005
    Definately bizarre. Interesting read though.

    Thanks for sharing
     
  6. eng45ine

    eng45ine

    May 11, 2005
    Chicago, IL
    That's a first!!!
     
  7. drueter

    drueter

    963
    Apr 24, 2005
    Southeast Texas
    That's amazing - had no idea a Mantis could do that!
     
  8. We learn something new every day. Amazing for sure.
     
  9. NO WAY!!! I have never heard of a mantis doing this.....WOW!!! :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock:
     
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