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Empusa pennata-larva by jimmy hoffman

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A praying mantis larva in our backyard(Empusa pennata)larva.Spain


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I’m a dutch artist and nature-photographer(especially macro)currently based in N-Spain.

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  • jesika
    jesikaover 4 years ago

    What a wonderful creature and image

  • Magee
    Mageeover 4 years ago

    A breathtakingly beautiful capture Jim!

  • Priska Wettstein
    Priska Wettsteinover 4 years ago

    you’re definitely a master in this things.
    Stunning beauty insect, wonderful pic.

  • Klaus Bohn
    Klaus Bohnover 4 years ago

    so well done!!!!

  • Thanks Klaus!I appreciate it.

    – jimmy hoffman

  • Mechellerene
    Mechellereneover 4 years ago

    Amazing creature. Love it.

  • Thanks.Much appreciated!

    – jimmy hoffman

  • gabbielizzie
    gabbielizzieover 4 years ago

    I liked this so much… Guess what?

    what a cool looling mantis,i’ve not seen one like this before,great capture

  • Thank you!It’s quite a common species where I live.

    – jimmy hoffman

  • Rosej
    Rosejover 4 years ago

    perfect – love it.

  • Thanks!:)

    – jimmy hoffman

  • Mukesh Srivastava
    Mukesh Srivastavaover 4 years ago

    Unique creature and you have captured it so perfectly….10 out of 10 dear!!!!!! Great DOF…..

  • Much appreciated!Thanks.

    – jimmy hoffman

  • iamelmana
    iamelmanaover 4 years ago

    WOW – An amazing shot. I just love the mantis, it’s so photogenic.

  • Me too!Thanks for your nice comment.

    – jimmy hoffman

  • Arla M. Ruggles
    Arla M. Rugglesover 4 years ago

    What an amazing creature! Outstanding capture!

  • Thanks!

    – jimmy hoffman

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