Nothing goes to waste

ANIMAL BEHAVIOUR

A ladybird, from the Coccinellidae family, enjoys a pollen meal during an interlude of summer rain. This docile-looking insect is actually a ferocious predator, and was feeding on aphids only moments before this photo was taken!

Centennial Park, Sydney, New South Wales

Canon 10D, Sigma 180mm f/3.5 macro lens, tripod, 1/125, f11, ISO 400

by Louis Tsai, New South Wales