20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
There are thousands of species of praying mantis, but this one, Empusa fasciata, looks the most like aliens to me. Praying mantises are famous for their fights. They hide in nature and are hardly noticed by their extraordinary enemies.
|Photo Location:||Kahramanmaras, Türkiye|
|Camera:||Canon EOS 7D|
|Copyright:||© Mehmet Karaca|