Ugliness in Nature

Challenge #198 in the Life in the Natural World series. Hosted by RuthC.
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Yes, I know that this is a human, subjective view of the world, that we see aspects of nature as beautiful or ugly, and not as the animals, birds, insects, plants see themselves. Given that proviso, show us what you consider really, really ugly in nature. Man-made ugliness will be disqualified, and no people, or domestic pets. Macro and close-ups welcome. Size of entry: 1,600 pixels on the longer side. And no, DPR does NOT reduce the sizes of the entries for you. You need to do this yourself or be disqualified!
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Assassin Bug!
by RuthC
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This assassin bug has to be one of the ugliest insects I've encountered. Here it is lurking amongst alfalfa flowers, hoping to capture a hapless bee for its lunch.
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Submitted: Sunday, 10th April, 2016 13:38 (GMT)
Taken: Sunday, 10th January, 2010
Focal length: 5.8 mm
Shutter speed: 1/200 sec
Aperture: F5.6
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Notes: Hand-held, bright midday summer sun.
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