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This is a live Praying Mantis also known as the Chinese Mantis "Predator of other Insects". It is considered to be beneficial to any garden in that it preys on and kills any other insects that may be harmful to fruits, vegetables or flowers that someone may be growing controlling the insect population keeping the eco system in check! A must for any Farmer! It is one of the largest species in the Mantis Family reaching lengths of up to six inches. I photographed this Mantis in my Photo Studio. I placed him on this Anthurium Flower. The only problem was, he kept jumping and flying off. After about one hour or ten times of placing him on it, I think I tired him out, refusing him to tire me out, finally he just sat there with that expression and I immediately snapped the shutter and this was one of the results! If someone wanted to catch one of these little guys the best way to do this would be to extend your hand palm down and let him walk on the top of your hand, doing it like this he won't feel threatened, however if you tried picking him up by his body there's a good chance you might get a little sting from one of his sharp claws with needle like spikes. One of God's fascinating little creature's.
October 3rd, 2013
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