The art of camouflage is one of the primary defensive weapons in the arsenal of nature's many and varied creatures. Clearly, this little Praying Mantis was absent for that lesson, and his bright pink coloration stood out like a sore thumb among the cool green tones of the lush rain forest.
Parc National d'Odzala-Kokoua, Republic of the Congo.
Nikon D3s. Nikon 105 mm.
ISO 800. f9.5 @ 1/250 Sec.
© Dana Allen www.photosafari-africa.net
With Lango Camp.