13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Mobile
Praying Mantis while walking the Neuse River

Praying Mantis posturing in defense. I observed this praying mantis in the grass while I was walking along the Neuse River Trail and couldn't resist capturing it with my cell phone.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Clayton, North Carolina, United States of America
Camera: iPhone 6
Copyright: © Ashley Camomilli