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"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

Date

  • [1950]

Creator

University of Kentucky.

Language

  • English

Collection

University of Kentucky general photographic prints, , | collection guide | more from this collection

Rights

  • This digital resource may be freely searched and displayed. Permission must be received for subsequent distribution in print or electronically. Physical rights are retained by the owning repository. Copyright is retained in accordance with U. S. copyright laws. For information about permissions to reproduce or publish, contact the Special Collections Research Center.

Publisher

  • University of Kentucky

Format

images

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