19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
the intruder

An ant mimic praying mantis just a bit larger than the common garden black ant, walking towards the centre of the hibiscus flower.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2021
Date Uploaded: 09.2021
Photo Location: Hooghly, West Bengal, India
Camera: NIKON D750
Copyright: © Soumya Ranjan Bhattacharyya