16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Oldest Son and the Mantis

One hot summer day my son and I discovered a praying mantis in our garden. We showed it we could be friends, the mantis and my son staring each other down trying to figure out what the other was thinking.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2018
Date Uploaded: 09.2018
Photo Location: Birmingham, Alabama, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Copyright: © Lauren Spindle