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17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Praying Mantis Looks Shocked to See Me

This praying mantis looks completely shocked and like it was caught doing something wrong. I had to laugh while taking this shot, as mantis seem to be very expressive sometimes.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: Horsham, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 70D
Copyright: © David Lamb
Awards
Photo of the Day: 03.07.20