Highly active and small compared to other mantids I've encountered in the midwest. Beautiful green coloration.
Praying mantis eating its prey in a bush.
I'm not sure which species this is! Leaning Carolina, but it's immature and I'm not great with my mantids...
I found this little guy as I was walking to class. It looked small about less than an inch long so I am guessing it was a baby.
Iris oratoria female sitting in a nispero tree (Photinia japonica). Els Poblets, Alicante, Spain. Harassed her a little bit to get her to give me a threat display, but she wasn't in the mood.
Fencing on fencing behind a quickie-mart.
Egg sack of praying mantis.