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Home co-inhabitant !

Discussion in 'Birds' started by Vernon t, May 30, 2005.

  1. I found this guy(gal?) residing peacefully amongst the wires behind my stereo tangle.

    He is huge, about 8 inches, inclusive of antennae.

    That wouldn't seem strange if it were not for the fact that I've also found a lizard and a tarantula living back there.
    All were uncharacteristically huge.
    Perhaps my daughter's John Mayer CD played 1000 times makes things grow frighteningly large.

    I relocated him(her?), first to my Lowpro pack and finally, off into the woods.

    Had the hapless creature been found by the cat, or worse still, crawled across my face at 3AM it might not have been dealt with so charitably.

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  2. howdy

    rofmao!!!!! I have heard of these guys but have never seen one, way cool 8) Great shot, quite the backwoods where you live. :lol:
     
  3. Gale

    Gale

    978
    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    I Love Praying Mantis.

    Great shot and great save.

    I use to let them crawl in my hand as a youngster..

    Thank You for sharing.
     
  4. Dude- MOVE NOW!!!
     
  5. OH WOW!!! That is great!!! :D  :D  :D  :D 
     
  6. jfenton

    jfenton

    Jan 26, 2005
    Haverhill, MA
    Not a Praying Mantis?

    Isn't this a walking stick and not a praying mantis????
     
  7. Steve S

    Steve S

    Feb 1, 2005
    SE Florida
  8. It's not a walking stick, it's a walking tree!!!! Look at that thing!!!!!
     
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