"Prey-Mates -- The name "praying mantis" is belied in this aggressive pose. It feeds on other insects, seizing its prey with saw-toothed front legs; the female even eats her mate! But this cannibalistic tendency does not prevent them from being unusual pets. For the amazement and amusement of people in all walks of life, Audubon Screen Tours offer programs of color films by nature specialists." This quote was originally typed and attached to the photo
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