Praying Mantis Photos II

Posted Aug 29, 2003
Last Updated Oct 31, 2011

This large Chinese Mantis was wandering our neighborhood recently. After frightening a housewife and traumatizing some children, I decided to make the critter do some time behind the lense.

This mantis was about seven inches long.

Here are some interesting links I've found on mantids:

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Chinese Mantis walking through some grass.

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Chinese Mantis portrait. Its multifaceted eyes play a neat trick so that it always seems to be staring at you.

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