Slipping out of the skeleton

A time-lapse video of a male Chinese mantis (Tenodera parasinensis) undergoing his final molt. I recorded it last night over the period of 5:35 hours; this movie contains 494 individual frames taken with Canon 6D.

Note: If the quality of the video clip embedded below is poor, click here to see the uncompressed video.

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