20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
In this copulation of Praying Mantis, the female has eaten the head and part of the neck of the male, who will continue to copulate until he falls dying thanks to having a 2nd brain located in the stomach that allows him to continue with the action.
|Photo Location:||santa rosa, Argentina|
|Camera:||Canon EOS 7D Mark II|
|Copyright:||© Mario Gustavo Fiorucci|
|Photo of the Day: 12.20.22|