Spotted this little fellow outside my office few days ago, so I asked him if he would like to be the guest on my blog. He was very cool and professional about it.
Mantes have binocular vision, but only one ear.
Mantes are unique among insects in their ability to turn their heads a full 180 degrees.
Mantes are closely related to cockroaches and termites.
Mantes use specialized front legs to capture prey.
Praying mantes do prey on other insects, but are not necessarily beneficial insects.
Female mantes sometimes eat their mates.