Category: photography

“Welcome this baby to the world” P…

“Welcome this baby to the world” Phyllocrania paradoxa (ghost mantis) new born nymph. This one is a little scout, hatching a few days earlier than the rest.
#phyllocraniaparadoxa #ghost #prayingmantis #mantodea #mantis #nature #wildlife #animals #insect #bugs #science #entomology #photography #exotic #pet #alien #mantismonarch #nymph
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“I’m a proud mother to over 10,000…

“I’m a proud mother to over 10,000 babies”
Phyllocrania paradoxa (ghost mantis) L1 nymph. #phyllocraniaparadoxa #ghost #prayingmantis #mantodea #mantis #nature #wildlife #animals #insect #bugs #science #entomology #photography #exotic #pet #alien #mantismonarch #mothersday #baby #whoscounting
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“Pre-flight Check” Sphodromantis g…

“Pre-flight Check” Sphodromantis gastrica (African mantis) L9 female is about to make her travels… but first, a photoshoot. She’s definitely a light morph. So beautiful.
#sphrodromatisgastrica #sphrodromantis #africanmantis #prayingmantis #mantodea #mantis #nature #wildlife #animals #insect #bugs #science #entomology #exotic #pets #aliens #photography #mantismonarch #cutnessoverload
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“Yellow” Phyllocrania paradoxa (gh…

“Yellow” Phyllocrania paradoxa (ghost mantis) female nymph in a bright gold morph. She is such a stunner. Really stands out from her siblings. #phyllocraniaparadoxa #ghost #prayingmantis #mantodea #mantis #nature #wildlife #animals #insect #bugs #science #entomology #photography #exotic #pet #alien #mantismonarch #petsofinstagram #yellow
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“When your mantis learns to play the har…

“When your mantis learns to play the harmonica” Hymenopus coronatus (orchid mantis) female nymph. #hymenopuscoronatus #orchidmantis #orchid #walkingflowermantis #prayingmantis #mantodea #mantis #nature #wildlife #animals #insect #bug #science #entomology #exotic #pets #aliens #photography #mantismonarch #flower #nibbles
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“When your mantis learns to play the har…

“When your mantis learns to play the harmonica” Hymenopus coronatus (orchid mantis) female nymph. #hymenopuscoronatus #orchidmantis #orchid #walkingflowermantis #prayingmantis #mantodea #mantis #nature #wildlife #animals #insect #bug #science #entomology #exotic #pets #aliens #photography #mantismonarch #flower #nibbles
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“Give Her A Boop” Sphodromantis ga…

“Give Her A Boop” Sphodromantis gastrica (African mantis) adult female in dark morph. She has a sweeter disposition than the others.
#sphrodromatisgastrica #sphrodromantis #africanmantis #prayingmantis #mantodea #mantis #nature #wildlife #animals #insect #science #entomology #exotic #pets #aliens #photography #mantismonarch #boopable
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“Give Her A Boop” Sphodromantis ga…

“Give Her A Boop” Sphodromantis gastrica (African mantis) adult female in dark morph. She has a sweeter disposition than the others.
#sphrodromatisgastrica #sphrodromantis #africanmantis #prayingmantis #mantodea #mantis #nature #wildlife #animals #insect #science #entomology #exotic #pets #aliens #photography #mantismonarch #boopable
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“Does this mantis make me look fat?&rdqu…

“Does this mantis make me look fat?” Pseudocreobotra wahlbergii (spiny flower mantis) adults mating. Female seems worried about her looks while the male is worried about his head.
#pseudocreobotrawahlbergii #spinyflowermantis #prayingmantis #mantodea #mantis #nature #wildlife #animals #insect #science #entomology #photography #exotic #aliens #mantismonarch #breeding #mating #flashback #throwback
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“Does this mantis make me look fat?&rdqu…

“Does this mantis make me look fat?” Pseudocreobotra wahlbergii (spiny flower mantis) adults mating. Female seems worried about her looks while the male is worried about his head.
#pseudocreobotrawahlbergii #spinyflowermantis #prayingmantis #mantodea #mantis #nature #wildlife #animals #insect #science #entomology #photography #exotic #aliens #mantismonarch #breeding #mating #flashback #throwback
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