Tarantula Hawk

The mesquite is in flower and attracts dozens of tarantula hawks.  They are the New Mexico state insect.
Truth or Consequences, New Mexico, USA.

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2 Responses to Tarantula Hawk

  1. ambfoxx says:

    Beautiful. The contrast between wings and body. The tiny details. I’ve seen a lot of them on the trail while running at the lake.

  2. seabluelee says:

    Beautiful photo. I used to be rather frightened of those when I was a kid. I thought they were scary looking.

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