16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Praying Mantis and The Julia Butterfly

The Praying Mantis had the Julia Butterfly firmly gripped in his claws preparing to dismember the butterfly, and eat it.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2018
Date Uploaded: 10.2018
Photo Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Camera: Canon PowerShot S5 IS
Copyright: © Karen Novak