in Science & Nature Love It Cute WIN Macro Monday – Praying Mantis by Pamela Moresby April 29, 2019, 1:08 am 169 Views 20 Votes 27 Comments Share Tweet Pin 2 nights ago saw this on my wall, she wants to lay eggs inside so put her outside, as she also eats my Monarch caterpillars Hoping she will eat insect pests on my vegetables in the garden Read LaterAdd to FavouritesAdd to CollectionReport What do you think? 20 points Upvote Downvote Share Tweet PinMacro MondayPraying Mantis Written by Pamela Moresby 27 Comments Leave a Reply Great photo ??????????????????? Log in to Reply I have no garden, just a lawn near my home, so I am not much aware of garden insects. 1 Log in to Reply Thanks Fortune, insects are part of this earth. Log in to Reply She is indeed quite important for our garden. 1 Log in to Reply Thanks so much Albert she is 1 Log in to Reply Thanks so much Tasartcraft, the praying mantis is on top of the outdoor part of the heat pump 1 Log in to Reply Super shot. It’s good that you noticed the right time and protected the nest 1 Log in to Reply Thanks so much Vidocka Log in to Reply There are over 2,000 species of praying mantis and when capturing their prey, they typically bite of its head first. 1 Log in to Reply Yes I have noticed. Not nice Log in to Reply I thought them completely harmless insects. 1 Log in to Reply No praying manti insects kill my beautiful monarch butterflies chrysalis or caterpillar. I put the praying mantis on my vegetables to get rid of the green caterpillars that destroy the vegetables before we eat the vegetables Log in to Reply There was a news story about a woman who bought a Christmas tree. On it, were hundreds of egg sacks laid by Praying Mantis. A group came and got them, they hatched right after Christmas! There were so many in her house it was interesting! 1 Log in to Reply Really interesting story thanks Doc 1 Log in to Reply I was really glad to see that the volunteers that removed the Manti, from the house, made sure not to kill them! 2 Log in to Reply That’s amazing! Even though I am scared of insects, I admire those who don’t harm them. 1 Log in to Reply It is a good way to keep the natural balance! 2 Great picture, dear friend 1 Log in to Reply Thanks so much Lado glad you like it Log in to Reply With great joy … how much time is with you, dear Pamela … at 10.15 am in our country 1 Log in to Reply Nice image of the mantis. 1 Log in to Reply Thanks so much Deepizzaguy Log in to Reply You are welcome since the one Mantis I know is or was a member of the Avengers. 1 Log in to Reply they’ll eat anything, even their own young. those guys are brutal 1 Log in to Reply The praying mantis are brutal Log in to Reply No, she cannot eat the caterpillars! 1 Log in to Reply Yes unfortunately it does. Thats why I often bring the caterpillars inside Log in to Reply Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.