It’s time for some fun! Look what we found recently — a beautiful praying mantis! We believe it’s a native Carolina mantis.
Here are some #funfacts about mantises. They:
* have two eyes and great vision.
* are carnivores and eat other insects live.
* can turn their heads side to side and a full 180 degrees.
* are related to cockroaches and termites.
Most mantises in the U.S. are an exotic non-native invasive species, such as the Chinese mantis and the European mantis.
If you happen to find a praying mantis, be sure to check it out!