Conserving nature has long been one of Rein’s causes — powerfully reflected in his “Praying Mantis,” “Butterfly,” “Dragonfly” and “Whale” sculptures.

"The Resident"

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Date: April 2015. Medium: Bronze body and Stainless Steel wings and legs, polyurethane patina. Dimensions: The Praying Mantis has a seven foot wing span, is eight feet, six inches tall and sits six feet, six inches deep. It is ground mounted by anchoring points in each of the four feet and two points in the mid point of the tail. Weight: 200 pounds