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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 http://bugguide.net/node/view/342391/bgpage?from=0 for further information or identification. Macro and close-up shots welcome. Size: MAXIMUM 1,600px on LONGER SIDE.
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Saturday, 13th April, 2013 (GMT)
Saturday, 20th April, 2013 – Friday, 26th April, 2013 (GMT)
Saturday, 27th April, 2013 – Friday, 3rd May, 2013 (GMT)
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This one saw when I opened the gate lock only because it was moving at the time.
|Submitted:||Tuesday, 23rd April, 2013 04:42 (GMT)|
|Taken:||Sunday, 23rd October, 2011|
|Focal length:||11.9 mm|
|Shutter speed:||1/100 sec|
|Notes:||In PSE7 'Levels' expanded range, cropped to 2/3 of original|
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