What is this bug?

NortherOntario(2a)August 5, 2013

Found this in my garden earlier this year, can't figure out what it is? Any help would be appreciated.

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    Bookmark   August 5, 2013 at 1:39PM
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SouthCountryGuy Zone 4b-5 SE BC(Zone 4b-5 SE BC Canada)

Looks like a species of Asilidae, commonly called an assasin or robber fly.

Great fun to watch hunt.

SCG

    Bookmark   August 5, 2013 at 4:40PM
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