Oh! You Pretty Things

Sheesh. Last night was rough. But let’s not get too depressing here. Clearly, what you need is a reminder of the beauty that still exists in the world. I’m talking about praying mantises of course!

The Devil’s Flower Mantis:

Devils Flower Mantis

Photo Credit: Igor Siwanowicz

Bicycle Mantis!

Photo credit: Eco Suparman

Orchid Mantis:


Photo Credit: Zulkifli at OrchidCraze

And another..

Photo credit: Thomas Marent, Minden Pictures/Corbis

Turquoise Praying Mantis:

Photo Credit: Unknown

Mediterranean Mantis:


Photo Credit: Hasan Ba lar/Hasan Baglar, National Geographic 2014 Photo Contest, Sunward
Photo Credit: Unknown (via thesun.co.uk)
Conehead Mantis:
Photo Credit: (© Mehmet Karaca/ National Geographic Photo Contest)
And my personal favorite:
Photo Credit: Unknown

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