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flcrazy

By Flcrazy


Praying mantis

Wish you guys could have been here a few minutes ago when she got a hold on my hubby's finger.He screamed like a little girl...lol. I didn't think I was going to quit shaking long enough to get this pic.



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fantastic pic

23 Aug, 2008

 

Why did he yell? Do they hurt or was it just shock?

23 Aug, 2008

 

Those things can get VERY big. They also can be quite intimidating. They will raise up and hiss if you approach to close.

23 Aug, 2008

 

Think i'd rather have our slugs & snails.

23 Aug, 2008

 

They have tiny spikes on their forearms that help them hold on to their pray. I'll post a close up so you will get a better idea why he squealed... lol.

23 Aug, 2008

 

wow, he's lovely

24 Aug, 2008

 

Lordy, Lordy!! What a specimen... LOL... don't tell hubby I had a chuckle at his expense ok? why did he pick it up? some insects are better left where they are,right? might have been a neat pic though showing the size of the insect on a man's hand. does he have any scars?
(Hubby, I mean?)

27 Aug, 2008

 

Lol.... No Lori, he's physically unharmed, emotionally...well, can't rightly say..lol. I think half of his outburst was out of surprise the other half from pain. Needless to say I got quite a kick out of it myself. Sometimes it feels good to say "I told you so". As to why he did it, I guess there's a little kid left in all of us,..lol.

28 Aug, 2008

 

Nice photo! At hubby's expense, that would have made a fantastic video, lol! Glad all parties emerged unscathed.

30 Aug, 2008



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