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Summer Ice
American brotha love
Water lily close up
Swallowtail Caterpillar napping on my dill plant
Crabbing
A curtain of somptuous leaves.
Amieira, cork oaks estate.
Cristal des Roses
The Vision of the Spotted Owl
Karakoy y la torre galata
Tree Hugging in the Redwoods
I'd eat you if I were bigger!
little unhappy face
Eid al-Fitr Salat in the Rain
Ashura
Ashura
Blue
Tiger.
Life
Preen.
Landing.
1923 and Holding
Fall Leave captures all the colors.
13th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
I'd eat you if I were bigger!

This shot shows how well the mantis camouflage works in nature. The praying mantis is named for its prominent front legs, which are bent and held together at an angle that suggests the position of prayer. These fascinating insects are formidable predators.Typically green or brown and well camouflaged on the plants among which they live, mantis lie in ambush or patiently stalk their quarry.

TAGS: Costa Rica, Hummingbird, Praying Mantis, Wild

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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 11.2013
Total Views: 52
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: July 18, 2015, 11:17 a.m.
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Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Focal Length: 100mm
Shutter Speed: 1/500
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO2000
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