Praying Mantis – 7/30/13

Observer: Paul Lauenstein

Observation Date: 7/30/13

Observation Time: 5:50 p.m.

Observation Location: Gavins Pond Road backyard

Common Name: Praying Mantis

Scientific Name: Mantis religiosa

Comments: This insect looks like it is praying, hence the name. It can swivel its head 180° to look for prey.

More Information: Wikipedia

Praying Mantis

Praying Mantis