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Praying Mantis Pictures

Baby praying mantis


Baby praying mantis

Baby praying mantis

Baby praying mantis
Baby praying mantis

Praying mantis nymph


Praying mantis nymph
Pictures of Praying Mantises, also known as European mantises (Mantis religiosa). This is the state insect of Connecticut, where the picture was taken.

Unlike many other mantid species, the praying mantis is friendly towards people.