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ant mimicking praying mantis


this small fellow which is just the size of an ant was difficult to identify as a mantis from the first look...

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Bhagya Herath
Bhagya Herath 7 years ago

Thank you so much Lisa, RiekoS and KarenL....

Bhagya Herath
Bhagya Herath 7 years ago

Thanks a lot Dilan and Sau ..... yep Sau as i told you im following ants these days..... to see whether they are really ants ..... =D

KarenL 7 years ago


RiekoS 7 years ago

Hard to believe that this is not ant.

LisaPowers 7 years ago

Amazing creature and photograph!

wow awesome find bhagi masters of disguise !

Dilan Chathuranga
Dilan Chathuranga 7 years ago

Before this ant mimicking Jumping spider! Now ant mimicking praying mantis!Wonderful finding Bhagya!

Bhagya Herath
Bhagya Herath 7 years ago

Thanks a lot Juan and Mr. Goldfish .....

Bhagya Herath
Bhagya Herath 7 years ago

Thanks a lot Adi....... yep i saw it for the first time too.....

Mr. Goldfish
Mr. Goldfish 7 years ago


Juan DiTrani
Juan DiTrani 7 years ago

Very interesting mantis

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 7 years ago

Awesome capture and a rare one !

Bhagya Herath
Spotted by
Bhagya Herath

Kandy CP, Sri Lanka

Spotted on Nov 14, 2013
Submitted on Nov 15, 2013

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