Praying Mantis by Andre Brink

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The praying mantis is always silent, and the curious thing about it is the way it catches its prey. Green and brown in color, it is camouflaged to look just like part of the plants on which it climbs. Finding a suitable spot, it lifts up its arms, making it look like it is praying, and remains perfectly still until some unsuspecting victim.

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Dec 26,  · How to Keep a Praying Mantis As a Pet. One of the most beautiful and unusual creatures in the world of bugs, the praying mantis makes a great pet.

Catching and keeping one is fun and easy. Just grab a jar large enough to accommodate a.A Praying Mantis, or praying mantid, is the common name for an insect of the order Mantodea. These insects are notorious predators and their name is sometime mistakenly spelled ‘Preying Mantis’ which is incorrect.

They are in fact named for the typical ‘prayer-like’ stance. There are approximately 2, mantid species worldwide.The praying mantis is carnivorous, and eats other insects, but isn't very particular, eating both nuisance pests and beneficials.

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