Praying Mantids

Challenge #43 in the Life in the Natural World series. Hosted by RuthC.
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Here is your chance to showcase Praying Mantids (or Mantis); Order Mantodea; these interesting insects, which can stay very, very still, or catch their prey at lightning speed. Show us praying mantids outside in their natural environment, on leaves, flowers, trees, just doing what comes naturally to them, not inside under studio lights. Refer to praying mantis in Wikipedia, or for further information or identification. Macro and close-up shots welcome. Size: MAXIMUM 1,600px on LONGER SIDE.
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Mantis Style
Magic Look
I am watching you!
Am I pretty?
Pl Dont Shoot.........
Mantis Nymphs on a briar
Mantis Style
White on white
Praying Mantis Glamour Shot
Posing Mantis
Violin Mantis
Take Me To Your Leader
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Young Male Mantid
Female Praying Mantid
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