16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
A brilliantly camouflaged praying mantis is poised upon a southern long-leaf pine tree.
A brilliantly camouflaged praying mantis is poised upon a southern long-leaf pine tree in my Fairhope, Alabama, front yard. I had not seen a brown adorned mantis before so I grabbed my camera to get a shoot. The afternoon sun was perfect as it gave a glowing red cast to the image.
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||Nov. 25, 2018, 7:21 p.m.