Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
Cockroaches can be beautiful insects. It is worth remembering that a vast majority of roach species are not pests and do not normally enter human habitations. This nocturnal roach was photographed walking across the floor of a tropical Araucaria forest.
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This image was captured with a Canon EOS D60, with a Canon 65/2.8 MPE 1-5x Macro lens.