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RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
9 Nov 2010 5:35AM
A great set, Carol, catching the mantis eyeing up and catching it's meal. Nature in the raw for sure, and so well documented in these fine shots.

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9 Nov 2010 5:36AM
Excellent close up shots! Wonderful work.
lesliea 7 2 Australia
9 Nov 2010 5:42AM
Very nice set of images well captured,
tashi 6 2
9 Nov 2010 5:46AM
Excellent series! Fantastic capture. Congrats.
debu 6 India
9 Nov 2010 5:50AM
Lovely set of images.
goso 10 2 1 Australia
9 Nov 2010 6:10AM
Thank you for what I am about to receive - munch munch - terrific catch again Carol, and splendid pics...Bill
bobsblues 6 10 2 United Kingdom
9 Nov 2010 6:24AM
really good series of macro shots again carol keep up keeping us entertained .rob
9 Nov 2010 6:39AM
What a fantastic series of shots, Carol, nature in the raw for sure.
wyatturp 11 2 England
9 Nov 2010 6:49AM
Always interesting to view Carol, well done

KarenFB Plus
10 4.7k 167 England
9 Nov 2010 7:02AM
Well caught! I have never seen such a hairy shield bug!
gingerdelight 10 298 11 United Kingdom
9 Nov 2010 7:18AM
A story superbly told in pictures Carol. Great detail.
EAS 7 1 13 Scotland
9 Nov 2010 7:35AM
A tremendous set of the action, Carol! Can't help but think that Shield Bug had a bit of a death wish!

fentiger Plus
15 916 23 England
9 Nov 2010 7:38AM
Just amazing macro shots.

viscostatic 10 34 5 United Kingdom
9 Nov 2010 7:47AM
An excellent series whyich tells a story - great nature photography Carol.

VIKI 10 18 1 United Kingdom
9 Nov 2010 7:58AM
I bet this was hard to spot, but well done for doing so. Great set!!!!
9 Nov 2010 7:59AM
Morning Carol, this is a stunning set of shots gray.
9 Nov 2010 8:01AM
awesome no other word for it Carol
Excellent shots carol
9 Nov 2010 8:09AM
You could have warned me ... havent even had breaky yet
Think I might give it a miss
Fabulous documentary piccies
First class as ever
Cor 7 Belgium
9 Nov 2010 8:14AM
Superb serie, again and again +++++
MickyMc 9 8 United Kingdom
9 Nov 2010 8:19AM
Well thats nature, well documented
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
9 Nov 2010 8:38AM
great story here Carol
Lillian Plus
7 22 17 United Kingdom
9 Nov 2010 8:45AM
Fantastic set and all beautifully captured Carol, love Bill's comment!well done
Ray42 8 3 England
9 Nov 2010 9:11AM

Quote:A great set, Carol, catching the mantis eyeing up and catching it's meal. Nature in the raw for sure, and so well documented in these fine shots.

I quite agree
ChristineL 11 39 United Kingdom
9 Nov 2010 9:30AM
Gruesome, but very interesting. Well captured Carol,
9 Nov 2010 9:50AM
Brilliant sequence captured. Sylvia
9 Nov 2010 10:07AM
good work V4 certainly does answer the question my Fav is V1 waiting to pounce great stuff love em click
susanbarton 8 11 1 United Kingdom
9 Nov 2010 10:37AM
A really great set Carol life goes on ....for some!

Freila 6 107
9 Nov 2010 10:42AM
I know what was coming but still had to look. Great set of images.
NeilWigan Plus
6 13 15 England
9 Nov 2010 10:54AM
great set real nature.
danbrann Plus
12 624 17
9 Nov 2010 11:37AM
That's Cruel but what a picture story. Great Carol.
7 10 10 England
9 Nov 2010 11:39AM
Raw nature captured so expertly.
Joline Plus
10 27 53 United States
9 Nov 2010 11:55AM
Survival of the fittest...
Anjantoo 8 7 1 England
9 Nov 2010 12:11PM
Perfect storytelling Carol!
Cormy 9 3 England
9 Nov 2010 1:34PM
An epic,even.I think you are sitting on a best seller there,Carol.
9 Nov 2010 4:27PM
Well done Carol good work V3 for me great images
jonwebber 8 4 1 United Kingdom
9 Nov 2010 5:25PM
I have to agree with the others here, great photography, well taken and displayed.
TrevBatWCC Plus
8 12 10 England
9 Nov 2010 5:32PM
Brilliant, Carol. It certainly looks to be enjoying its meal!
TrevB Smile
9 Nov 2010 5:40PM
Four wonderful images here Carol,excellent detail and comps.
graceland 11 2.5k 2 United Kingdom
9 Nov 2010 5:55PM
Well done super close ups
9 Nov 2010 5:56PM
What excellent 4 images well shot and all pin sharp great work Carol.
9 Nov 2010 6:07PM
Beautiful detail in all of them and excellent story telling.
9 Nov 2010 6:19PM
Extremely well caught series
9 Nov 2010 7:33PM
A well seen and produced set of images Carol, My preference is for #1. The composition and the feeling of something about to happen is great.
9 Nov 2010 7:52PM
They don't call them Preying Mantis for nothing, Carol. Another super series with a story behind it. Love it!
moiral 6 12 Scotland
9 Nov 2010 7:54PM
Awwww, poor wee thing. Great set of shots. Moira
cassiecat 8 39 46 England
9 Nov 2010 7:56PM
like to see it unravelling. as an individual v1 is my fav.lesley
Mynett 8 142 6 United Kingdom
9 Nov 2010 8:02PM
marvelous observations here Carol

Rock Plus
14 10 2 England
9 Nov 2010 8:57PM
Lunch !

Superb work.

9 Nov 2010 9:19PM
Superb images Carol.
9 Nov 2010 9:26PM
Brillant captures Carol.
10 Nov 2010 2:29AM
Hi Carol, this is a great set of images.. Excellent sequential set.. great as usual..

photophantom 8 108 3 Philippines
10 Nov 2010 6:19AM
outstanding series Carol
nickyv32 9 135 England
10 Nov 2010 11:13AM
Great set Carol, well thats nature for you, bet you wish a giant one of these would come along...

Nicky x
10 Nov 2010 8:38PM
So very, very well observed and captured Carol.
11 Nov 2010 5:18AM
Wow, this is macro wild life Carol, excellent captures!
11 Nov 2010 6:59AM
Great set Carol. I find the camouflage that mantids achieve in different habitats quite amazing. A
12 Nov 2010 7:47AM
Carol you should publish a book about all the Cretan Creepers (sounds good, doesn't it?)
Fabulous set once again,
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
13 Nov 2010 9:13PM
A terrific set of natural history images, I thought that the little fella would end up as lunch!

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