Praying Mantis Closeup
Praying Mantis Closeup

By CryptozNewb | PhotographyByTholal | 17 Sep 2019

This little one was sitting on a stick that my son brought inside to show me. We returned it to the wild after taking a few photos that it was kind enough to sit still for.



Photo was taken on September 14th, 2019 in Austin, Texas, USA with an Olympus TG-5 camera.



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