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Last Thoughts

the verge of consumption... nestled in the seaside bluffs of Half Moon Bay, CA.

 

I almost fell off my chair when I saw the simultaneous expression of predator and prey....

(best viewed large)

 

The FlickrBlog wrote, with a bit of alarmism:

“Flickr user jurvetson has captured an amazing fraction of a second in the interaction between prey and bird of prey. Warning: this photo is NOT for viewers who would be disturbed by images of small cute things meeting their end - it is really quite gruesome. If that sounds like you, don't click."

 

(repost after accidental deletion... 148 wonderful comments and 308 faves are lost... sorry)

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Taken on August 27, 2006