Photo of the Day

A praying mantis waits for insects atop an Ochroma blossom.
April 26, 2011

Praying Mantis, Panama

This Month in Photo of the Day: Nature and Weather Photos

A praying mantis on high alert waits for insects drawn through the night to collect Ochroma blossom pollen. Navigation lights glow in the background on the Panama Canal.

See more pictures from the May 2011 feature story "Open All Night."

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Photograph by Christian Ziegler

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