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Praying Mantis (Vietnam)

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Photos of Praying Mantis (live ones and mechanical ones!).­

Learn more with the Wikipedia article on Mantis.

Photos from of my 30-day trip around Vietnam in November 2005.­

You can also check these smaller selections of photos on selected subjects:

- Tribe people of Vietnam: A selection of my best photos of Tribe people from Northern Vietnam.­

- Markets of Vietnam.

- Tiết canh (raw blood soup).

- Road construction in Vietnam.

- Spaying a piglet.