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28-08-09, 01:30 PM
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Local Alien

This little (and I mean little, he can't have been more than around 2 cm) Praying Mantis dropped on me doing some bush clearing.





In his environment - the art of camoflage!

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28-08-09, 03:03 PM
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Re: Local Alien

Wow! They are fabulous!
Love that first one, it makes it look like a strange little man!
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28-08-09, 03:59 PM
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Re: Local Alien

Great shots Sam loving the first one too!
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28-08-09, 05:39 PM
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Re: Local Alien

Fantastic! Karl was thinking of owning a few as pets a long time back he said. Lovely shots - especially #2.

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28-08-09, 05:48 PM
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Re: Local Alien

Great shots....hard to imagine that he was that small
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29-08-09, 06:41 PM
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Goodness me he looks just like the leaf! I guess that's the point!!
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29-08-09, 07:33 PM
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Those are soooooo cool! Great lighting & composition. Bravo!
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