Friday, September 23, 2011
Wildlife Photo: Praying Mantis and What They Eat
This photo was taken today in Yomitan Okinawa, Japan.
I always knew praying mantis were good for the garden because they eat bugs.
Like they catch and munch on flies, moths, grasshoppers, crickets and maybe, mosquitos.
But, what I didn't know was this:
Females might even eat the males during, or after reproduction. Ouch !
And if that whets your appetite for more go on over to:
THE TELEGRAPH ARTICLE PRAYING MANTIS EATS HUMMINGBIRD !