Get A Load Of This Praying Mantis

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You love your car? You can’t help but pose in front of it? This praying mantis knows how you feel.


This popped up on the weirder side of my Twitter feed this morning, incomprehensible and adorable in equal measure:


Our own Kat Callahan translated this, reading “I was trying hard not to laugh, because I didn’t want to disturb the mantis and scare it.” Indeed, all we must do is observe the joy of this proud bug and his car, take it in, and appreciate.

Raphael Orlove is features editor for Jalopnik.

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“Check out my new whip! She told me not to buy it, but she’s gonna bite my head off no matter what I do, so I might as well do what I want. #YOLO”