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14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Praying mantis eating a cabbage white butterfly

A praying mantis grabbed a cabbage white butterfly and was eating it when I took this image. The butterfly looks like a napkin.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: Vacaville, California, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D800
Copyright: © Kathy Keatley Garvey