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Praying Mantis



The praying mantis is an insect that has a a green and brown color to it, but some may vary. it is a bigger insect then most. Also males can fly and females cannot fly. They have elongated bodies and long legs.


The Praying mantis is found in rainforests, deserts, grasslands, and meadows.


Their upright posture with folded forearms that makes them look like they are praying gave them their name.

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Nicholas D-anna
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Nicholas D-anna

Bowie, Maryland, USA

Spotted on Jan 17, 2017
Submitted on Mar 16, 2017

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