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mantis (Leptomantella sp.)

Gunung Gading National Park, Borneo


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Like a transparent ghost, this tiny mantis (Leptomantella sp.) was standing on the underside of a leaf at night, waiting for some small prey to fall into its stalk

By Emanuele Biggi

Emanuele is an Italian naturalist and photographer with a Ph.D in Environmental Sciences. He’s Associate Fellow of the iLCP - International League of Conservation Photographers and a member of the IUCN Spiders and Scorpions Specialists Group. He’s mainly focused on the smaller creatures and conservation of nature. His main topics are Amphibians and Reptiles, Spiders and other Arthropods and life into extreme environments. He’s the author and curator of scientific exhibitions with whom he tries to bring nature to people. Emanuele published two books: a photographic one called "Predatori del Microcosmo" and "Namibia", a non-photographic travel/adventure book. Winner and finalist of various international photography prizes and speaker of international photography symposiums and festivals. He’s a death metal singer as well and he likes everyone knows that too, just in case.

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