A Gecko about to Smack a Praying Mantis in the Face

This is a Hipmunk guest post from Jodi Ettenberg. Her views and opinions are hers alone and do not represent Hipmunk. 

Talk about a National Geographic moment! Following up on the Awesome Animals post on Tuesday, fellow traveler Lauren sent in this an amazing capture of a gecko about to smack a praying mantis – and most likely eat him for dinner soon thereafter – taken in Cambodia.

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