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    • Mabelle..

      Incredible photo of a Praying Mantis riding a bike. My favorite insect!!!

    • Laura Stratton

      Photographer, Eco Suparman, is responsible for this stunning shot of a praying mantis appearing to ride a miniature bicycle off into the sunset. Of the photo, the Borneo-based Suparman says: ‘I was practising my macro photography, and there are a lot of small insects there. I was focusing on taking pictures of the mantis when I noticed the curled plants nearby. Straightaway, I thought it looked like a bike. But I couldn’t believe my luck when the mantis walked over and climbed onto the plant’.

    • Casey Willenbrock

      Incredible snapshot that appears to show an insect riding off into the sunset - on a bicycle. I HATE bugs, but this is awesome!

    • Deb Beesley

      bike riding insect?

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    Id like to be on a bike riding down this road. Wow.

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    Where a love of natural beauty has been cultivated, all nature becomes a stupendous gallery, as much superior in form and in coloring to the choicest collections of human art, as the heavens are broader and loftier than the Louvre or the Vatican. ~Horace Mann, A Few Thoughts for a Young Man

    These rascals are mean too. They'll attack you if you approach them lol. I have had many a Praying Mantis encounter growing up lol