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Mantids and Cannibalism: a Surprisingly Complicated Affair.

Written by Joe Ballenger

Mantises, as we’ve seen, are interesting animals with a lot more going on than what it seems. They’re efficient predators which have an evolutionary history that many wouldn’t suspect, and they have their own weird biological quirks. 1,156 more words


Nerlens Noel Mistaken for a Praying Mantis - Added to Endangered Species List

Center for the Philadelphia 76ers, Nerlens Noel, was recently mistaken by a team of researchers for a large Praying Mantis. Due to the shape of his body and how grossly lanky it is, the error was completely understandable. 101 more words