20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Praying Mantis on Japanese Lantern

Close-up of a praying mantis perched on a Japanese lantern flower waiting for an insect to catch it.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 01.2022
Date Uploaded: 11.2022
Photo Location: santa rosa, Argentina
Camera: Canon EOS 7D Mark II
Copyright: © Mario Gustavo Fiorucci
Photo of the Day: 07.25.23