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Guatemalan lady making tortillas
Sun beams scattering the morning mists
A hummingbird at my feeder
Black-Winged Damselfly Feeding on Mosquito
Comma Butterfly in Fall Colors
A rainy day after Church
The skull and bones of the Parisian Catacombs
A man was people watching at Grover Beach, Calif
Two Surfers at Pismo Beach, Calif
Alaskan Railroad
Cabins in Eureka
Baby Praying Mantis
evening sun
Sun with clouds
Picnic at Hooker Falls
Night lift in New York
Sunset attracting tourists at La Jolla Cove
Calico scallop stranded on the beach
Calico crab on the beach
Roseate spoonbills at low tide
The Tulsa Golden Driller
Beauty of Natures Colors
13th Annual Photo Contest
Baby Praying Mantis

This is a macro photograph of a baby praying mantis emerging from the egg case. The egg case was deposited in my front garden at the end of last summer. I did not think any would hatch as our winter was harsh temperature wise. I was in the right place at the right time to catch this moment. The baby mantis pictured here is barely 1 inch long.

TAGS: Nature, Pennsylvania, United States

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Hatfield, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Member since 2015
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© Kathy Ackerman.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 05.2015
Total Views: 49
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: May 28, 2015, 3:18 p.m.
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Camera Model: Canon EOS REBEL T3
Focal Length: 50mm
Shutter Speed: 1/640
Aperture: f4
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PHOTO LOCATION Hatfield, Pennsylvania, United States of America