Pictures: Praying Mantis Eats Hummingbird

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Charles Alverson, a WHNT News 19 viewer in Guntersville, took these photos with his iPhone on Wednesday, September 26.  The pictures show a praying mantis ambushing a hummingbird and eating it.

The photos are shocking — but do you think it’s nature in action, or just gross?  Tell us in the comment section below.