Moth and mantis

Any time I find a praying mantis, I just have to grab my camera. Even if I can’t get close enough for a really awesome shot, there’s just something so amazing about these insects. I found this one hanging out in our front yard, and I stalked her for at least half an hour; I’m sure she was hoping I’d just go away and leave her alone!

Nothing to see here — I’m just a blade of grass!

Here’s another insect who dropped by for a visit the other day. I’m not sure why type of moth it is, and it flew away before I could get a better shot.

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Categories: Animals, local, macro, nature

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