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whispering 'it will be happier'...”
~Alfred Tennyson~

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Wordless Wednesday: "From whence arrived the praying mantis? From outer space, or lost Atlantis?~Ogden Nash~


  1. Wow, Those are great photos! I always find these amazing beings jaw-dropping. I still remember the first time I saw one as a child. It really opened my eyes to more wonders of the world, expanded my entire view of it. Ogden Nash got it right in his view of them. They seem other-worldly.

  2. nice..mantises are so cool...we get them some...but last year seemed a larger amount and found a bunch of real little ones...nice captures...

  3. good to see those guys (gals?) again, thanks

  4. Hello! Such amazing pictures of a praying mantishave I never seen before! It's really a special animal. My son (he's a scientist) told me about a video on Youtube where a mantis takes a humming bird. I don't want to watch it - I just wanted to tell you. I didn't know it could be so dangerous.
    I saw your previous post with the poor little bird. I would also have taken it from the cat. I'll bet the cat looked astonished! Although the bird looks wounded it might be well again.
    Grethe `)

  5. Great Photos. You are a very talented lady whether in crafts or photography. Have a blessed day. Madeline

  6. Haven't seen one in years - so these images were a treat, thank you!

  7. AWESOME photos!!! In the last one, he looks a little prehistoric! Hope you're having a great week...

  8. I would love to see one in person. Otherworldly insect, your photos are outstanding!



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