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Wild desert praying mantis (and Bob)

 
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Oct 26, 2017 22:27 |  #1

Used a little 6 mp coolpix thing for this. Taken on the Alvord desert.

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Oct 27, 2017 18:49 |  #2

It's beautiful enough to be an ornament!


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Oct 27, 2017 19:19 |  #3

It's amazing how close they resemble their cousin the Domesticus Divinitus Mantoid: aka. Tame Desert Praying Mantis...


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Oct 27, 2017 21:16 |  #4

Ol' Bob better watch out, that ol' Mantis will bite his head off. :)


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Nov 02, 2017 22:19 as a reply to Naturalist's post |  #5

Being a wild mantid, I had to delete the next shot as it went a little crazy and did actually bite his head off. Poor Bob.




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