Has this been Photoshopped?

Discussion in 'General' started by David-imoddavid, May 23, 2018.

  1. David-imoddavid

    David-imoddavid Well-Known Member

    I had a close look with pscs2 and from a technical pov, I think it has been altered.
    What say you? hummingbird and praying mantis.jpg
  2. OGs750

    OGs750 Well-Known Member

    There are videos on youtube that show praying mantises eating humming birds so I see no reason for this to be photoshopped other than to improve the image, but not edit the content.
  3. Fonda Dix

    Fonda Dix Well-Known Member

    I thought this one was shopped too but its the real thing. Fox grabs rabbit then eagle grabs fox.

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  4. Venom51

    Venom51 John Deere Equipment Expert - Not really

    Actually they both have a grip on the rabbit.
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  5. Fonda Dix

    Fonda Dix Well-Known Member

    yeah I think the Eagle is making sure he/she gets a two for one. :)

    It looks like the fox is pissing himself.

    On another note, I have seen several video of manti's (mantii?) killing and eating humming birds.
  6. brex

    brex Well-Known Member

    The fox gets loose and drops back to the ground.
  7. Banditracer

    Banditracer Dogs - because people suck

    Wouldn't you if a eagle was picking you up by the head ?
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  8. David-imoddavid

    David-imoddavid Well-Known Member

    Well that is a surprise! Never thought a mantis would be strong enough to take something that large.
  9. Venom51

    Venom51 John Deere Equipment Expert - Not really

    And just a reminder. Bald eagle are big fuckin birds.
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  10. OGs750

    OGs750 Well-Known Member

    I just found the video and HOLY SHIT that little guy gets smoked.
  11. R Acree

    R Acree Banned

    Yep...and IIRC, that was not a full grown fox.
  12. BSA43

    BSA43 Well-Known Member

    A praying mantis is not venomous, so how did it disable the hummingbird?
  13. R Acree

    R Acree Banned

    Ninja skills...and prayer.
  14. dsapsis

    dsapsis El Jefe de los Monos

    Females go to roughly 14 lbs. The boys are smaller.
  15. packfan

    packfan El Presidente

    I say it's for real...

    Video on the youtube thread of a mantis taking a hummingbird...
  16. HPPT

    HPPT !!!

    That bird was a dumb ass. :D
  17. David-imoddavid

    David-imoddavid Well-Known Member

    From the youtube video,it looks like the mantis goes for the throat. Must have very strong mandibles.
  18. Steeltoe

    Steeltoe What's my move?

    Google "golden eagle vs goats".
  19. stk0308

    stk0308 Well-Known Member

    Isn't it the Mantis female that clips the head off a male once done mating? Yeah, I'd say there's some strength there.
  20. pickled egg

    pickled egg Works with puppies, too

    Or mantis females are naturally attracted to males with steeltoe-esque necks. ;)

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