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A praying mantis ice sculpture, carved from a single block of ice by Junichi Nakamura and Peter Slavin, is lit up in green and red light.

Photo: ZUMA Press

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'Aiming Eyes'

A praying mantis ice sculpture, carved from a single block of ice by Junichi Nakamura and Peter Slavin, is lit up in green and red light during the World Ice Art Championships in Fairbanks, Alaska.

The sculpture, titled "Aiming Eyes," went on to win first place in the realistic category of the competition.