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Relatively large (approx. 4-5cm. long) bright green mantis with a rounded hood covering the front section of it. Relatively calm, seemed to be pretty confident in it's camouflage.
Was attracted to lights in a shed in the early evening. Captured it and put it in a ventilated jar till the next morning to get some pictures of it.
Spotted on Jul 11, 2014
Submitted on Jul 13, 2014
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31 Comments (1–25)
sehr schön ! SOTW Congratulations !!!
Sorry Sigg, even better...SOTW, fantastic!!
Congratulations on the SOTD, Sigg.
Great series Sigg,beautiful,congrats on the well deserved SOTW and thanks for sharing
Wonderful picture and angle! Congratulations!
Gorgeous photos. Congratulations!
Thanks to the ranger team for selecting this as spotting of the week, and to everyone else who left a comment. For those interested, a higher resolution version of this image can be found at http://photo.net/photodb/photo?photo_id=....
Wow great This is an amazing photo.. Congrats.. :)
Great! This is very deserving Sigg! Just awesome.
Congrats Sigg, our Ranger Team has selected this amazing mantis as its Spotting of the Week!
Sigg, I only have a higher res image on my computer but not on the internet.
stunnign praying mantis :)
Excellent find Sigg..
OMG great spotting....
Everybody, thanks for the encouraging comments.
ForestDragon, I've added it to your mission.
Beautiful series! Please consider adding this to the Marvelous Mantids of the World mission: http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/1573...
He looks like a warrior :)