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strike a pose

This praying mantis flew into our family room the other night and settled on one of our curtains. I gently picked it up and carried it into my study where I placed it onto a plant leaf and watched it preen itself for about the next 30 minutes. After taking about 100 shots I rewarded it with an insect caught at my front door light and watched it slowly devour its meal. No wonder people keep these insects as pets. Absolutely fascinating to watch, especially through the lens of an MP-E65mm. be continued.

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Taken on March 22, 2010