I spied a praying mantis as I walked through my garden.
A praying mantis is a carnivore. The mantis will grab its prey with those front legs. Gardeners are a fan!
Do you know what is unique about the head of a praying mantis?
While in my lab, I purchased praying mantis egg cases each spring. Click here to see what happened! The life cycle of a mantis is incomplete metamorphosis – egg, nymph, and adult. Click here to learn more about the life cycle.
I went into my garden the next day and discovered the mantis was green. They are masters of camouflage! Click here for more information about these fascinating creatures!