January 19, 2010

Picture of the Day, January 19, 2010

Here we have today's Picture of the Day, decided upon after much deliberation (and obviously much more photographing of this praying mantis-type creature):

I chose this one because it was the most "mantisy." You can see its colors, and you can also see its antennae, buggy eyes, and evil-doing hands. All in all, a nice picture. Thanks to Angela for pointing it out after she saw it on a plant on our front porch!

I also included this one just cause it's such a great picture of Cucho "roaring." We're training him to open his mouth enough so that we can put our heads inside and impress our houseguests (if we've not invited you over yet, it's because we want the routine to be perfect before we show it to visitors).

That's it for today. Thanks for reading!

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loopy said...

that IS a praying mantis. 99.9% sure. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mantis unless it's some very clever alien life form or something. one never knows. cool pic!!

loopy said...

(and looking forward to seeing the perfected roaring cat routine. no half-arsed tricks please =P)

Sitzman said...

Yeah, I thought it was a mantis, too, but then the following day there was another bug outside, and I would have also called that a praying mantis, although it was quite different.

And as for the cat trick, have no worry. We do nothing half-assed here, it's all arse or no arse at all!

AnnaLisa said...

Well whatever the heck it is, cool bug photo. :)

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