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Praying Mantis

Mantis religiosa

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Mr. Goldfish
Mr. Goldfish 7 years ago

Not Mantis religiosa. Iris oratoria?

Tweact 9 years ago

The boxer

Sergio CM
Sergio CM 9 years ago

Thank you very much for your comments Steffi and Nicholas!!!

Nicholas4 9 years ago

nice close up shot! formitable mandibles!!

Steffi 9 years ago

Fantastic shot!

IvánDurán 9 years ago

Scaring hug!!! Nice!!!!

Noe and Pili
Noe and Pili 9 years ago

These photos have a great perspective, It is like if the mantis was posing for you

zulkifly 9 years ago

nice posing on 2nd picture...

Sergio CM
Sergio CM 9 years ago

Thank you all for your comments!!

Reeno Gargoyle
Reeno Gargoyle 9 years ago

my favoryte animal!

Such a cool Picture! You should really submit this to the National Geographic user Photo section online! It is really fantastic!

Noe and Pili
Noe and Pili 9 years ago

very cool pic!

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

Please reload first picture. Its better looking hugging mantis than praying.. :)

JosephBullock 9 years ago

He's walking tall! Nice photo hope your camera survived :)

Sergio CM
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Sergio CM

Fuencaliente, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain

Spotted on Oct 17, 2009
Submitted on Jun 2, 2011

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