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Six-Spotted Tiger Beetles Copulating
© 2009 Daniel W. Reed
These attractive beetles were constantly moving about making photography difficult. Only when they began to copulate did they remain still. This didn't last long though for while still attached to the male the female chased an ant across the rock, caught and ate it.
Cicindela sexguttata,Six-Spotted Tiger Beetle(Species)
Shooting Location: Long Hunter State Park, Tennessee
Canon Digital Rebel XT / 350D Camera, Canon EF180mm F/3.5L Macro USM Lens, 2.5 Sec., f/16.0, ISO=100