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Orchid Mantis on Stem

Orchid Mantis on Stem

A combination of pale colouring and the large flaps on its legs enable the orchid mantis to imitate a flower as it waits for prey to light near it. The spines along its legs give it a strong grip on its victim whilst it consumes it.
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DK005600
Stock Photo ID:
DK005600
Date Photographed:
ca.1992
Model Released:
No Release
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© DK Limited/CORBIS
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Rights Managed (RM)
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Max File Size:
19 MB - 2550px × 2651px • 8.00in. × 8.00in @ 300 ppi

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