Insect shedding skin by Christos Sallas (8 images)

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An insect breaks free from its dirty shell and stretches its wings as it bursts out in its beautiful new green skin.

The cicada bug forced its way out of its old body during the strange transformation, revealing its stunning new look and long, clear wings.

Photographer Christos Sallas captured the amazing process while on holiday on the Euboea Island, Greece.

The 38-year-old said he had seen the unusual transformation happen, which takes around half an...
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