Praying mantisis

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Life Cycle

First praying mantises go through egg. Then nymph. Then adult. When a egg case opens hundreds of mantises emerge. When they come out they eat each other.

Home

Praying mantises live in Africa and North America in grass lands and jungles. They also live in China and other places.

Interesting Facts

1. Did you know praying mantises get there name from crossing there front legs?
2. They eat any kind of bug.

Body

Head then thorax then abdomen with a exoskeleton. Organs are in the abdomen. They have spines on there arms and hands. They have six legs and to of them are hands.

Babies

When a mantis female mats it kills the male. 1 egg case holds 100 or more eggs in it. They hatch in 2 weeks.

Food

They eat cockroaches and crickets, birds, frogs, and butterflies and other insects.