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Old 02-28-2019   #1
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Spotted this wonderful looking fly a week ago on one of my camellia bushes doing it's territorial display. They have great eyes and those very odd facial bristles which are used in sumo wrestling contests if another male tries to take the territory.

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A shot from a few years ago of two wrestling males

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