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Aug 03, 2007 11:47 |  #1

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Aug 03, 2007 12:33 |  #2

Great photo.

Email the researcher I linked below. He studies them:

http://ww2.lafayette.e​du ...c/helpcicadaresearc​h.htmlexternal link




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Aug 03, 2007 13:51 |  #3

I remember as a kid in Nebraska watching one of these monsters carry off a full grown Cicada kind of scary!

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Aug 03, 2007 13:53 |  #4

They look fearsome. Great shots.


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Aug 03, 2007 15:59 as a reply to skylab's post |  #5

thanks. These guys are pretty big. I wanted to find thier entrance so I could catch bring one back. No time tho.


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Aug 03, 2007 23:55 |  #6

Nice shots! I'm looking forward to running into one of these eventually...where in the united states do they generally live?


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Aug 04, 2007 02:44 |  #7

Wonderful shots of a magnificent looking wasp :)
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Aug 04, 2007 02:57 as a reply to LordV's post |  #8

I have seen these guys drop a cicada in flight! Very impressive. Great pic of this really intimidating creature.




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Aug 04, 2007 06:51 |  #9

brilliant shots the colors are amazing


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Aug 04, 2007 12:35 as a reply to spidermanrbryce2006's post |  #10

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