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Preying mantis, photographed in Botswana.
Canon 40D, Tamron 90mm f2.8Macro lens. Tripod.
Shutter speed 1/6 sec, at f/13.0, iso 400. This mantis was keeping very still, enabling me to shoot at a low shutter speed with natural light.

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