Variety is the spice of life and here's a peppering of assaults on prey losing their dice with death and timely proving the point. First on the menu, large locust in the clutches of Pacific Baza today.
Rufous Whistler about to cook caterpillar's goose.
Praying Mantis hooks on to some slow food.
Golden Orb Weaver getting ready for dragonfly roll.
Bonus spider footnote: scientists this week said they had identified 28 silk protein mixes produced by Orb Weavers. Be nice to know how many might be found on above web. And what many others are used for. Get to work, scientists.