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Canon EOS 20D
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Oct 18, 2006, 7:25:32 PM
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orchid mantis 2 by bugalirious-STOCK orchid mantis 2 by bugalirious-STOCK
Orchid mantis, Hymenopus coronatus, female sub-imago
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:iconfifi-kawaii:
fifi-kawaii Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
it's so beautiful 
tonight i'm just getting surprised in a very beautiful way 
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Tails-155 Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Featured here :D

Be sure to check out the others and maybe favorite a few pics!
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Deadly-Tea-Party Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2012  Professional General Artist
So hard to believe this is a bug!! :faint:

Beautiful!
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cristianotorchia Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
this is wonderful :D
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:iconk4nk4n:
K4nK4n Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2012
Very beautiful, and kind of looks like a Geisha for some reason.
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:iconheterodoxy-pix:
Heterodoxy-Pix Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2011
I had no idea such a beautiful mantis existed. Great shot on all of these!
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GisAlmeida Featured By Owner May 27, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
DAMN! This is just... Incredible! O.o
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kittygurl521 Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2011  Student Digital Artist
Woah... that is AWESOME!
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Kirsche-Hawthorn Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
she's absolutely gorgeous! I love the pale colours, matches her pink tones. Is she yours? i'd love one, hehe :la:
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kamakaziii Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2011
:love::heart:
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:iconmoonkissed-wolf:
Moonkissed-Wolf Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2011
I <3 orchids, my favorite flowers!!!!!!! And the mantis is adorable too. I had never heard of an orchid mantis!!!! That's so awesome. <3 <3 <3 it!!!!!!!!
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JosephIrizarry Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2010
i want
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:iconyommytheonly:
Yommytheonly Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2010
beautiful!

here i donīt want to be her prey... i guess i would die of the pure awareness the tasty flower in front of me is something wanting to eat me xD
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italianscorpio89 Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2010
beautiful but deadly. i love it!
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:iconsashaissochoice:
SashaIsSoChoice Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2009
Malaysian Orchid Mantis. My favorite. So beautiful. So deadly.
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:iconmaskedesrotentodes:
MaskeDesRotenTodes Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2009
This is PURE Beauty. aaw, Mantis´ are sooo wonderful animals *__*
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:iconkaliko08:
Kaliko08 Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2009
OOOOOO pretty is it real
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:iconlifesgrislyreverie:
LifesGrislyReverie Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2009
wtf that is one crazy ass mantis
XD
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:iconpimecomb:
pimecomb Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2009  Hobbyist Filmographer
beautiful :)
kinda looks like its made of marzipan :O_o:
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:iconc-zavala:
C-Zavala Featured By Owner May 14, 2008
is this real? amazing! i've never seen anything like it
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:iconredlotusflower:
redlotusflower Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2008
amazing. That is a beautiful mantis, I didn't even know that a 'bug' could be so... sublimely stunning.
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:iconmmshoe:
mmshoe Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow! I am in awe of your mantis picture taking skills *bows at feet*. Great work!!
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:iconupsidedownagain:
upsidedownagain Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2008   Digital Artist
oh my, perfect insect the mantis :heart:
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:iconcantochi:
CantoChi Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2008
You are a god among mere stock up-loaders. This image is incredible!
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:iconstomachlinedinlace:
stomachlinedinlace Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2007   General Artist
oooh, she's absolutely gorgeous.
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:iconpretteegurlpoizen:
PretteeGurlPoizen Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2007
Looks like she's wearing a beautiful spring kimono. ^__^

<3
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:iconcybernet343:
Cybernet343 Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2007
We speak in Hungary: FlowerMantis
Yeah, she have very nice pink color. :)
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GingerMetuchenPI Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2007  Hobbyist General Artist
wow. is it yours? i;m looking into getting one of these and need to know the price ranges >>
she's beatuiful, and so is the picture, the background brings her out <3
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:icontorack:
Torack Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2007  Professional Interface Designer
What a fascinating creature.
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:iconzyklotrop:
Zyklotrop Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2007  Professional General Artist
This is just wonderfull!
:+fav:!
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schermanfreak Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2007   Writer
Where did you find this beautiful specimen?
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:iconkurar3:
Kurar3 Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2007
Exquisite
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:iconin-arts-we-trust:
in-arts-we-trust Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2006
What does "sub imago" mean?
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DancingKitsune Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2006
This is so amazing-- it's almost as if she's posing for you O.O
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:iconespyrae:
espyrae Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2006
Beautiful photo - I could never imagine insects being so beautiful until I saw your gallery. The soft coloring of this mantis is so appealing, especially against the light background. This is going in my favorites, for sure. Keep up the amazing work!
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sasonian37 Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2006  Hobbyist Photographer
Beautiful creature!!!!!! amazin shot too... the collection of mantid photographs in ur gallery is amazin.... !!!!!
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OrangeUtan Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2006  Hobbyist Photographer
Wohoo. Very nice - I don't know what it is ... but it's nice. ;)
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