Praying mantis

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    Last night's praying mantis was still there this afternoon- guess she likes us!

    1. Mulberries 116 months ago | reply

      Wonderful capture. すごい!

    2. Blue Lotus 116 months ago | reply

      Thank you Mulberries! That mantis is still out there...

    3. gomatsubu 116 months ago | reply

      wow! great shot!

    4. MarianneT 116 months ago | reply

      fantastic shot!

    5. Blue Lotus 116 months ago | reply

      Thank you. They're impressive creatures, aren't they?

    6. Leo King 106 months ago | reply

      These things get pretty big out in the Inaka, don't they?
      I was once sitting next to an older Japanese woman who suddenly discovered one of these sitting on her shoulder. She just said 「あら」 and coolly plucked it off. The thing was at least a foot long.


    7. Blue Lotus 106 months ago | reply

      Cool lady. I don't know any Japanese women (or men for that matter) who wouldn't totally freak out if they found a giant mantis on their shoulder.

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