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Eco-photos of the week: Oct. 11-17

By: Catie Leary on Oct. 16, 2009, 11:23 p.m.
A great blue heron fights for its supper with a hungry red-eared slider turtle

Photo: Michael Oberman/ZUMA Press

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Heron vs. turtle

A great blue heron fights for its supper with a hungry red-eared slider turtle on Oct. 13 at Wilde Lake, Md. The pair of predators surprised one another when they latched on to the same catch.