It is a little known fact that cheetahs can reach speeds in excess of Mach 2. In fact one cheetah known to a local African tribe as, Zippy, once reached Mach 2... and a little bit! Amazing animals indeed although totally fictitious as they don't exist at all.
Groucho Marx once said, he wouldn't want to be member of any club that would have him as a member...but with this being my first post I can say that I'm very much happy to join your ranks. (sorry, I'm British, I ramble!!)
But I haven't had access to a scanner in a while. When I saw the original picture it looked like the mantis was in a "hands under chin" pose from one of those glamour shots studios. So this is what I made.