Okanagan most unwanted
The Hounds-tongue and Praying mantis
The praying mantis mantis is a grass hopper like animal. it mainly lives in forest or backyards were it can hunt for easy prey. It was accidently introduced to New York in 1899 from Europe, soon after in the 1930s the praying mantis was introduced to B.C. Canada when federal entomologists in the okanagan and shuswap regions, and attempted to control it. It's long, slender, neck-like thorax with spiny, grasping front legs with prompted compound eyes and threadlike antenna. The adults are 47-56 mm long, both brown and green forms for camouflage, both sexes have wings. there haven't been any recent sightings so far. The praying mantis population as grown since because of all the animals they have been eating. nothing is being done to stop them.
The praying mantis,(Wanted!) it is wanted for illegal travel to B.C. (British Columbia,Okanagan.) The praying mantis was introduced to N.Y (New York) from Europe in 1899 and spread to eastern Canada soon after.
The Okanagan is a beautiful placed filled with multiple Invasive species. Theirs 7 lakes in the okanagan (Swan lake, Kalamaka lake, Okanagan lake, Wood lake, Skaha lake, Vaseux lake and Osoyoos lake.) Were many wanted animals can hide.
The Hounds tongue is another wanted species, It is a pest that likes to attach to your clothes. It was originally produced in western Asia and eastern Europe.