Green Cloak

Wildlife in the Garden
Green Cloak by Minghui Yuan

Image details - Green Cloak

Photographer: Minghui Yuan (see profile)
Competition: Competition 16
Category: Wildlife in the Garden
Location: Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, Yunnan Province, China


A Pseudophyllus titan (giant false leaf bush-cricket), at rest on the back of leaves with only the veins left. This huge katydid is good at flying, but when they relax, they part their wings and extend their limbs. The huge wings resemble a cloak, like that of the knight-errant.


Finalist - Wildlife in the Garden