A brilliant capture of a praying mantis straddling two budding leaves by Borneo-based photographer Tustel Ico.

Praying Mantis ~ Named for its prominent front legs, which are bent and held together at an angle that suggests the position of prayer

.Lightnin' bugs

Not a spider fan, but this bugger is a master. This is beautiful!

big smile!

Mantis

Malaysian photographer, Lee Peiling

BEAUTIFUL BIRD!!

Death’s Head caterpillars, Acherontia atropos

Sea dragon with full tummy

cool!

birds on a stick posing as a caterpillar

grasshopper eating and peeking

Praying Mantis

Swan underwater by Viktor Lyagushkin

Idolomantis diabolica

PRESS THIS PIC AND FOLLOW ME ON FACEBOOK! Love the how the red of these little ladybirds contrast with the green of the leaf.

fishing

froggy frog

Stork.

☀beautiful like a flower