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Great blue heron takes a vole for a meal.
Precious. Very precious. Thanks for sharing.
no no no ... just means there is always more to see! The flickr example breaks my heart. Kind of like the last minutes of the squirrel in my owl photo... that moment of death while still alive .... really wish there were some other way to organize life!!!
Man Gale...your flickr example illustrates the principal that no matter how good your photo is, there is always one that is better! Thanks for sharing.
Awww, you have much more willpower then I would have had in that situation. I would have barreled in there, arms flailing, to save that little vole! Absolutely amazing photo, nonetheless. You have an awesome gift.
Here it is ... I'm not sure I like the way earth life is organized:http://www.flickr.com/photos/rick_leche/...
There is an intense image of this on flickr as well .... voles must be a big part of Heron diet, I think of them as salt marsh predators killing fish. But voles use salt marshes too.
Spotted on Dec 26, 2009 Submitted on Mar 29, 2011
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