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  1. Wow! :o) Posted 3 months ago
    1. Thank you, friend! Posted 3 months ago
  2. Ohhhh! Very nice, and quite jealous! What a wonderful encounter, and superb shot. Posted 3 months ago
    1. Thank you, Ferdy! I didn't find her, she found me (I guess it's female!). I was watching a flock of glossy ibises and didn't notice when this girl has landed on my hand. I placed her on a rock and she was kind enough to pose for a couple of shots. Posted 3 months ago
  3. Spectacular! Posted 3 months ago

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''Empusa fasciata'' is a species of praying mantis in the genus ''Empusa'' in the order Mantodea.

Similar species: Mantises
Species identified by Jivko Nakev
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By Jivko Nakev

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Uploaded Apr 17, 2019. Captured Apr 13, 2019 12:01 in Epar.Od. Rodopolis, Sintiki 620 55, Greece.
  • Canon EOS 7D Mark II
  • f/5.6
  • 1/1250s
  • ISO500
  • 100mm