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As you probably guessed from the name, this is an import. It was brought to North America in the 1890s, and has stuck around since then. It's the biggest mantis you're likely to find. I see them all the time now, though I never seemed to notice them before.
Lat: 42.20, Long: -88.97
Spotted on Sep 11, 2011 Submitted on Sep 11, 2011