In Ancient Greek (mantis) meant "prophet" and these insects were thought to have supernatural powers.
This fine specimen was kind enough to stop and pose for me long enough to snap this shot.
Uploaded: Aug 22, 2016
Tags: Mantis, in, Turf, Grass
Hand | Ruka
Mushrooms, hidden in the grass
Mushroom in the grass
As the rays of the sun in the grass
Žaba u travi (Frog in the grass)
Flower in the grass
Blue in the grass
Dancing ... in green grass
Sun On A Nightless Night
Autumn Leaves Of The Kadriorg Park
Capuchin Monkey sitting on a wood stake pensive