The Malaysian orchid mantis is a pretty little species, with legs like petals and soft pink coloration. It hails from the Asian rain forest, where it hides in the orchids or among the trees, turning brown if the environment calls for it.
This incredible caterpillar, photographed in Panama, seems to be acting like a miniature cobra snake. Don't miss a supremely fascinating Spotting of the Week chosen by our Project Noah Rangers! Spotted by Juan Di Trani: