Homeschooled Secrets

18 May 2012 8 Comments Home » Insects etc.

A mantis nymph maps traces
of evaporated dew, homeschooled
in the garden’s secrets as she ties up
the last bits of morning.

As of this morning, my mantids are off!

A mantis nymph maps traces of evaporated dew

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Chinese Praying Mantis | Tenodera aridifolia sinensis

8 Comments »

  • Michael on 500px said:

    Fabulous image.

  • Martin on Flickr said:

    Der Hintergrund ist ja optimal um den Kontrast der Gottesanbeterin hervorzuheben.

  • Steve on G+ said:

    Fantastic catch! Wonderful lighting and DoF.

  • Sherry on G+ said:

    Wonderful action shot! Cool lighting!

  • Margaret on G+ said:

    Gorgeous shot! Love this little guy!

  • Jeroen on Jungle Dragon said:

    Beautiful picture and lovely colors.

  • Diane said:

    Testing the new world..what delicacies will I find? First awakening, last for one’s who cross my path!! Mantis mayhem awaits!

  • Rick said:

    Thanks Diane. I’m overrun with mantis mayhem at the moment.

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