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Praying Mantis


Praying Mantis

Carnivorous bug



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These really make me shudder! I do try to love insects, but other than bees and ladybirds, i can't say I succeed. The last few weeks have been quite uncomfortable with flies and the resulting bites all over us here.

15 Aug, 2019

 

Well these a very people friendly. I'll often let them crawl up my arm and hitch a ride to the aphid infested plant.

15 Aug, 2019

 

For many years I was afraid of praying mantis, believing they were poisonous.
Although I already know they are not, even so I wouldn't be confortable with some crawling my hands.
The picture is good, well captured. :)

20 Aug, 2019



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