~ Hidden ~ Cee’s Just For Fun Challenge ~

While walking the trail to the beach, I was chasing after red Damselflies that were everywhere — but kept moving out of camera shot quickly.  When I saw a stem of dune grass move, I leaned down to see what it was and found this beauty!

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Since my focus for learning right now is on birds, I’m not sure what specific subfamily this Mantidae (praying mantis) belongs to.  I always welcome information about specifics from anyone who knows!

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