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Praying Mantis

Description:

A Mantis as big as my hand. I was celebrating the new year in Yurupari, a small indian communitie along the Vaupes River, when this giant bug was attracted by the light and decided to stay and make us some company.

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17 Comments

Mona Pirih
Mona Pirih 9 years ago

Stunning picture..

WildAdventress
WildAdventress 9 years ago

great photo

Elsa
Elsa 9 years ago

So pretty!

Josh Asel
Josh Asel 10 years ago

hells yeah! best watch yourself!

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 10 years ago

Fantastic!

Uday
Uday 10 years ago

jeweled praying mantis!

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 10 years ago

Wow great shot!

Sergio Ibarra
Sergio Ibarra 10 years ago

Cómo la pillaste en posicion de defensa

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 10 years ago

I've never seen a mantis with its wings extended! Tthanks for this lovely spotting.

ivanrey969
ivanrey969 10 years ago

Thank you all for your comments!

JasonMcilrath
JasonMcilrath 10 years ago

WOW!!

SunirmalBarai
SunirmalBarai 10 years ago

unparalal

Hema  Shah
Hema Shah 10 years ago

Amazing Ivan! Truly spectacular! How lucky you are!
Welcome to Project Noah!.
The size of the creature depends on the size of the prey they eat and also the oxygen content in the air is one of the deciding factors .

AnnvanWijgerden
AnnvanWijgerden 10 years ago

What a great way to celebrate!!!

ivanrey969
ivanrey969 10 years ago

Thank you KarenL!

KarenL
KarenL 10 years ago

Lovely spot Ivan & welcome to Project Noah!

KarenL
KarenL 10 years ago

Stunning!

ivanrey969
Spotted by
ivanrey969

Vaupés, Colombia

Spotted on Dec 31, 2010
Submitted on Nov 3, 2011

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