Mantis

Discussion in 'Other Animals' started by mblumer, Sep 19, 2013.

  1. I rarely ever see these guys in my own backyard. Last week this one was sunning himself on the screen of my porch. He then walked into a small adjacent tree. I heard a loud buzzing but I was concentrating on shooting the Mantis so I couldn't tell where it was coming from. Ten seconds after the last shot here, he lunged for the cicada that I hadn't seen. The cicada got away but in its panic it flew right into my lens!
    D800E with Nikon 105/2.8 VR. LR5.2.
    Thanks for looking,
    Mark Blumer (East Lansing, MI)

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