Robber fly: Hunting secrets of a tiny predator
The mid-air hunting strategy of a tiny fly the size of a grain of rice has been revealed by an international team of scientists.
Holcocephala, a species of robber fly, is able to intercept and "lock on" to its prey in less than a second.
Footage courtesy of Cambridge University. Video produced by Victoria Gill
09 Mar 2017
- From the section Science & Environment