The Malaysian orchid mantis is a pretty little species, with legs like petals and soft pink coloration. It hails from the Asian rain forest, where it hides in the orchids or among the trees, turning brown if the environment calls for it.
This is called the Gooty Sapphire Ornamental Tree Spider (Poecilotheria metallica), found in a single location which is severely fragmented. The extent of occurrence is less than 100 Habitat: Southeastern India and Sri Lanka Status: Critically Endangered
✿ Phyllocrania Paradoxa ~ also known as the Ghost Mantis, is the sole member of its genus and resides in Africa. It is one of the smallest mantis species, usually less than 2 inches long. This is easily the most badass creature I’ve ever seen.
Children’s stick insect, Tropidoderus childrenii, is a species of stick insect found in Australia. Children’s stick insect being about 110 millimetres in) long can be quite gracious but when they reproduce they can reach plague proportions and.
A praying mantis appears to be pedaling a bicycle in this amusing photo taken by amateur photographer, Eco Suparman, a university student from Borneo, Indonesia. He came across the mantis on a fern in a cemetery in the Ambawang River Village.