Praying Mantis - Part I    (four photos)
Dictyoptera Mantodea

Praying mantis
Praying Mantis casting a big shadow in Southern Utah. Thanks to
Dori for this nice photo. © Dori Williams, 10-20-05

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An alien-like look from a sly Praying Mantis hanging around at Bear River MBR.

praying mantis
I find it kind of weird that mantids and cockroaches are under the same order.  On this hot August day there were
mantids all over the Refuge feeding mostly on damselfies and other small insects. © Carol Davis, 8-28-05


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