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First Hatching Of Chinese Praying Mantis Egg Case

It’s Time To Hatch Your Mantis Egg Cases 2017 My first praying mantis ootheca hatched in early May here in Minnesota.   It’s June 20th now and I have not seen these nymphs for several weeks. We had a terrible hail storm and some real cool temperatures. Luckily I have had several others hatch and ...

We Got The Bugs-Review

We Got The Bugs-Review
  I ordered some Chinese praying mantis egg cases from “We Got The Bug” they are a company located in Pennsylvania. So far I am very impressed, I ordered the oothecas on Sunday night and I had them on Wednesday. That was very quick and the box had a lot of great personal touches. ┬áThere ...

European Praying Mantis Identification And Care

European Praying Mantis Identification And Care
European Praying Mantis (Mantis religiosa) Are Common In The United States   I was camping in Big Arm State Park in Polson Montana in August and we had two European praying mantises show up in our tent. They stayed for 5 days and I ended up taking one home to Minnesota to study and photograph. ...

Wild Caught Praying Mantis In Montana

Wild Caught Praying Mantis In Montana
Did You Know Montana Has Praying Mantis? I had just an amazing expierence while camping at Big Arm campground on Flathead Lake in Polson Montana. As you know I love insects but my girlfriend is not a big fan. We had set up our tent and put the rain fly on and several hour later ...

Do Praying Mantis Bite ?

Do Praying Mantis Bite ?
Praying Mantis Are Harmless And Don’t Bite In the video below I’m handling one of my Chinese praying mantises that I hatched in my garden here in Minnesota. People always ask do praying mantis bite? Well check out the video below and you be the judge.     If you see a praying mantis in ...