Praying Mantis

© Terry Cervi

Praying Mantis

Uploaded: July 21, 2020 | Entered: July 21, 2020 19:33:57


Canon EF100mmMacroL, F16, 1/13, ISO800 These formidable predators can turn their heads 180 degrees to scan their surroundings with two compound eyes and three simple eyes located between them. Unfortunate recipients are moths, crickets, grasshoppers, flies and even their own kind. The adult female sometimes eats her mate just after or even during mating. Their life span is one year and they grow to .5 to 6 inches long.


Joannie Bertucci level-classic July 21, 2020

Amazing macro work Terry! #1743291

Val Feldman level-deluxe July 21, 2020

Be still my heart...what a fantastic capture, Ms T! Exceptional details, beautiful color, great pose...that evil eye just gives me the willies! :):) Remarkable macro work, Buffalo Gal! #11819981

Rudi Reiner level-classic July 21, 2020

Same as Joannie, amazing work! #11819985

Terry Korpela level-deluxe July 22, 2020

Nicely Done Terry! #11820001

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe July 22, 2020

An outstanding close-up Terry!! #11820009

Leslie McLain level-deluxe July 22, 2020

Fantastic macro, Terry. #11820011

Bob D. Hall level-classic July 22, 2020

Outstanding presentation, Terry!! #11820019

Adilson F. Ferreira July 22, 2020

Terrific Macro, Terry! Wonderful DOF! #11820021

Bojan Bencic level-classic July 22, 2020

Fantastic macro, Terry. Great color and details. #11820030

Janet Criswell level-deluxe July 22, 2020

Wonderful macro! That is one evil-looking bug! Great capture! #11820032

LJ Corliss level-classic July 22, 2020

Excellent capture :) #11820059

Martha R. Mazon level-classic July 22, 2020

Wow, Terry; each bug shot is better than the last! This is just jaw-dropping. #11820096

Ed Lauderdale level-classic July 22, 2020

It's all been said, Terry! Fantastic!! #11820102

Oscar J. Pung level-classic July 22, 2020

This gal looks like she means business. Outstanding macro nature shot Terry. #11820119

Elias A. Tyligadas level-deluxe July 22, 2020

Great macro photo and perfect presentation, Terry! #11820152

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic July 22, 2020

Fantastic close up with great details, colors and BG Terry! #11820202

G. Margaret Hennes level-deluxe July 23, 2020

Terrific capture Terry! I have not seen any this year. They are often so well camouflaged. Thanks for the information on them! #11820335

Joanna Kovalcsik level-classic July 23, 2020

Spot-on focus, Terry... wow! Love this! #11820350

Linda S. Smith level-classic July 23, 2020

Fabulous macro capture Terry! Loved the info as well. Good thing we aren't tiny or they would probably eat us too! ;-) #11820379

Natasha Pliss level-deluxe July 23, 2020

WOW!!! Absolutely outstanding, Terry! I have nothing else to add to what everybody already said. Winner!!! #11820384

Nancy L. Green level-classic July 24, 2020

OH MY GOSH Terry, you are getting the stare!! FANTASTIC macro my friend!! << #11820657

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