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ugly Plus
9 9 57 United Kingdom
30 Aug 2013 6:19AM
Grin Grin Grin Grin Smile Smile Smile Smile

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andylea 8 37 1 United Kingdom
30 Aug 2013 6:24AM
very well spotted carol brilliant detail and tones v1 for me today a cracker nice one Wink
Andysnapper 9 109 25 England
30 Aug 2013 6:29AM
Fabulous images Carol, I love Mantisisis (what is the plural of Mantis) shots, they always look like they are up to something.

Hermanus 4 4 South Africa
30 Aug 2013 6:30AM
Amazing how its colour matches that of the leaves ! Excellent images Carol !!
ColleenA Plus
4 329 5 Australia
30 Aug 2013 6:50AM

Quote:Amazing how its colour matches that of the leaves ! Excellent images Carol !!

Excellent captures Carol....well done
LynneJoyce Plus
9 20 99 United Kingdom
30 Aug 2013 6:53AM
Love these guys and the way they look straight at you! Nice series.
Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
30 Aug 2013 7:21AM
from the photos Carol, looks like he is dancing for you
all great shot
ali63 Plus
5 771 1 United Kingdom
30 Aug 2013 7:21AM
Wonderful images Carol , he's a cheeky little guy,

KarenFB Plus
11 4.8k 171 England
30 Aug 2013 7:31AM
He is gorgeous!! You've caught his details brilliantly (I wouldn't mind having these in the UK!).
User_Removed 12 386 2 United Kingdom
30 Aug 2013 7:35AM
Four excellent captures. Smile
SUE118 Plus
9 8 1 United Kingdom
30 Aug 2013 7:37AM
The first image Looking at it quickly reminded me of someone sat at a piano and the last one of a boxer.
Have a good weekend.
30 Aug 2013 7:39AM
He looks like he is telling you a tale.....
Great images as always
30 Aug 2013 7:46AM
I don't know where you keep finding them, Carol.
Another amazing creature from you.
Pleased I don't have to choose between the versions!
30 Aug 2013 7:56AM
Another excellent set of images Carol,
30 Aug 2013 8:09AM
Fabulous ! now have a smile on my face ! (HEADING TO WORK .HADA FREE A.M IN Edinburgh YESTERDAYSO MADE THE MOST OF IT !)GX
30 Aug 2013 8:35AM
A super set, Carol - I love the surprised look in V1!!

Caziwinkles 4 3 1 United Kingdom
30 Aug 2013 8:39AM
An amazing set of images Carol - made me smile to myself. Can see why you almost missed him too. Smile

30 Aug 2013 8:46AM
another cracking good set Carol

EileenH 3 1 United Kingdom
30 Aug 2013 8:49AM
Four great capturesSmile

RonnieAG Plus
7 154 117 Scotland
30 Aug 2013 9:02AM
These mantis insects always seem to pose so well: excellent shots, Carol.
richmowil Plus
8 321 2 England
30 Aug 2013 9:05AM
An excellent set of fine images Carol!! They are well camouflaged!! Presentation 100% as usual!!
CaroleS Plus
7 430 3 United Kingdom
30 Aug 2013 9:18AM
They really are such characters, so fascinating!
Mavis Plus
15 143 2 England
30 Aug 2013 9:34AM
What great eyes you have Carol . He is so well camouflaged . Fine captures xx
SlowSong Plus
8 6.9k 29 England
30 Aug 2013 10:33AM
What a sweetie. Some critters make you smile just looking at them. SmileSmileSmile
achieverswales 6 8 101 Wales
30 Aug 2013 10:36AM
Love him Carol and V1 for me but all excellent.


basith 4 7 Sri Lanka
30 Aug 2013 10:44AM
Beautiful pose in v1,
lovely set Carol.

30 Aug 2013 10:57AM
I love the boxer's pose in v1
Irishkate Plus
6 40 110 United Kingdom
30 Aug 2013 11:16AM
These Mantis have the same appeal as Meerkats when David Attenborough
brough tthem to the world's stage.
So comical and as always so well photographed.
30 Aug 2013 11:43AM
He's super Carol maybe he was getting ready for the ugly bug ball wonderful colourSmileSmile
Joline Plus
11 27 53 United States
30 Aug 2013 12:53PM
What a comical group of shots!
8 10 10 England
30 Aug 2013 1:31PM
Great set Carol - especially V4. Smile
TrevBatWCC Plus
8 12 10 England
30 Aug 2013 2:03PM
I just love the way these creatures pose! With your charm over them and your expertise in photographing them, Carol, you've come up with another winning set here Wink
Trev Smile
6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
30 Aug 2013 3:59PM
Four rather charming captures of this wonderfully handsome critter Carol

Regards NathanGrinGrinGrin
30 Aug 2013 4:33PM
Wonderful images of this beautiful insect!
danbrann Plus
12 636 17
30 Aug 2013 4:50PM
Dancin' on a Saturday Night................
ChiliMan Plus
10 135 17 Singapore
30 Aug 2013 5:07PM
My word...that REALLY is camouflaged, Carol. He's pretty much THE same colour as that leaf!

VERY good close-ups here, especially 1 and 2.

And so cool how he posed for you Grin

30 Aug 2013 6:04PM
A cute poser
marktc Plus
6 96 15 United Kingdom
30 Aug 2013 6:09PM
As usual Carol, a stunningly good set of images... marvellous.
sable 9 9 7 United Kingdom
30 Aug 2013 10:04PM
Fab set of images V4 is my favourite its looks so funny xx
Chinga Plus
6 3 1 United Kingdom
31 Aug 2013 2:01AM
You found a "goldie" one Carol! Matching perch as well! How do you do it? Grin
Love each pose specially the cheeky one in V4... Wow...
Glostopcat 11 255 2 England
1 Sep 2013 4:16PM
A really tremendous set Carol, v1 was the perfect choice as the lead
annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
5 Sep 2013 2:58PM
v1 and v4- the aliens are well camouflaged indeed

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