Photography of Common mantis (Mantis religiosa)

in #worldofxpilar3 months ago

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A photography of a mantis, the name to this big
Insect was given after the special posture of the
first pair of legs, which they often hold in front of
them as if praying.

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The mantis has a head with large compound
eyes, and can turn its head in all directions.
Mantises can also fly.

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Mantises mate once a year and that’s in the
fall and in spring come out of the eggs hatch
into larvae.
The female of the common mantis - Mantis religiosa sometimes bites off her partner's head during copulation and then eats him whole.

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Photography 1,2,3 is original, zoomed
Photography 4 was made with PhotoDirector Mirror Efect

Image: photography from my LGQ7