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9th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
This Praying Mantis is preparing for the air. With her wings spread wide she expressed her agitation with me by lashing at the lens. What a flighty temptress.

This Praying Mantis is preparing for the air. With her wings spread wide she expressed her agitation with me by lashing at the lens. What a flighty temptress.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2011
Date Uploaded: 11.2011
Photo Location: Ironton, Missouri, United States of America
Camera: COOLPIX L110
Copyright: © Garrett Hargiss