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Praying Mantis


Praying Mantis

The only insect that can turn its head. Yes, he/she is definitely making eye contact with me. It eats up all the bugs.



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Thanks Paul. He looks like ET. They are very interesting, maybe I'm kind of a geek about insects.

10 Aug, 2021

 

He/she is earning her/his keep by eating the bugs :)

11 Aug, 2021

 

For sure. I have 3 nearby rose bushes. No aphids anywhere. He ate them all

11 Aug, 2021

 

You're not the only geek Paul....here's another one. Lovely this insect. I'd have him on my hand. He does a good job by the sound of it.

11 Aug, 2021

 

Thank you Linda. They seem to have some level of intelligence.

11 Aug, 2021

 

From this pic., you can certainly see how the camouflage would work! Fascinating creature.

12 Aug, 2021

 

I'd love to find him in my garden.

12 Aug, 2021

 

Me too! A handsome, inviting little friend…I’m well jell!

13 Aug, 2021

 

lol your funny too! They are a huge benefit. It's fascinating to observe the worlds within worlds. There's so much going on that we hardly notice.

13 Aug, 2021



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