Cool mantis, GF! Looks pretty large, too. I've seen walking sticks here, but never mantids. I keep looking, though, cuz I know they're out there!
"We are--each of us--dying; it's how we live in the meantime that makes the difference."
"It's not what you gather, but what you scatter that tells what kind of life you have lived!"
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