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In Perspective, Planet: Insect wars: The Ambush!

Asher Kelman

OPF Owner/Editor-in-Chief
I was casually photographing wild California poppies on a hillside and discovered a resting fly with apparently nothing to do! So I showed my grandson how one could even catch innocent flies on a flower with just a cell phone camera!


Asher Kelman: Fly on California Poppy

So, there, small but I got it! As I took another just to be sure, there was a blur and I thought, hmm, a partner arrived and tgeycare mating!


Asher Kelman: Ambush on California Poppy

A proof that sometimes what we see with our own eyes can be far from the truth of the matter!

Post your own insect combat pictures


Asher Kelman

OPF Owner/Editor-in-Chief

I am fascinated by the fact that I was so wrong as to what was going on!

Also the benefit of enquiry!