Praying Mantis–Pregnant?

I was working on a story, really, but a praying mantis was on the window screen right in front of me, so naturally since I don’t see them very often, I had to take some pictures. She was doing all kinds of acrobatics, but I only managed to get out and take pictures when she was straightened out again for the most part. I really was trying to stay focused on the book.

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And she was “praying” at one point. Really interesting to watch, when I should have been totally focused on writing. But hey, maybe she will be in a book sometime! 🙂

I was told that as big as her abdomen is, she might be a pregnant praying mantis. Cool, eh???


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