Peculiarities – The Mantis Whisperer

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I spotted him first atop the vitex tree.

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He let me get close…closer…closest…

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…and even seemed to strike a few interesting poses.

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When I offered him my thumb, he climbed aboard…

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…and seemed quite amused when I placed him on a bright zinnia as a backdrop for a photograph. Did I say I love praying mantis? I do. 😀

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