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12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Praying mantis

A mantis stop in foxtail, it often hold hands in the chest, as if a prayer. The sun was nearly down, finishing with only mantis predator forefoot it is used, it is a life of faith mantis, but it also needs to rely on their own hard work to get food, it is waiting for the careless flying insects.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2013
Date Uploaded: 11.2014
Photo Location: Wuhan City, China
Camera: NIKON D3S
Copyright: © Minghui Yuan