17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A big feast is here !

An orchid mantis is enjoying his big feast on the tiny branch in the early morning of tropical forest. Orchid Mantis is one of the protected insect in Malaysia, this species is characterized by brilliant colouring and a structure finely adapted for camouflage, mimicking parts of the orchid flower.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: Pahang, Malaysia
Camera: NIKON D850
Copyright: © Lam Soon Tak