20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Praying Mantis Model

This Mantis was perfectly content with being the subject of my outstanding camera operating skills. In fact, it took about 5 minutes for it to remove, if I recall correctly. This was a brave one.

Photo Detail
Date Uploaded: 11.2022
Photo Location: Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D3400
Copyright: © Aidan Kleckner