Male Mantis Need Not Pray: Cannibal Female Myth Exposed
[In general, though, s]exual cannibalism occurs most often if the female is hungry. But eating the head does causes the body to ejaculate faster. One species, okay, but there are over 2,000 species of praying mantis. (You learn something every day.)
The Eat, Pray, Love effect: How families decide to just do it
San Diego — Fantasizing about leaving everything and traveling Eat, Pray, Love style – as writer Elizabeth Gilbert documented in her best-selling memoir – is one thing; to just do it is another ... Others often see the Browns as courageous for ...
The smallest spectacles in the world: Scientists craft 3D glasses for a PRAYING MANTIS to better understand sight
They might look a little like the Elton John of the insect world, but these spectacle wearing praying mantises are part ... items are caught and held securely. Most mantises are exclusively predatory. They eat small insects or their siblings when young ...
Look closely at a praying mantis
It fluttered and had yellow wings, but not until it landed did it I recognize it as a praying mantis ... and eating the male during or shortly after mating, a practice known in the scientific community as sexual cannibalism. Furthermore, she most often ...
How to attract beneficial bugs to your yard
Bachman's carries a variety of natural pesticides that do not contain neonics. We can also bring these beneficial bugs into our yard simply by releasing them! Bachman's sells ladybugs, praying mantis and beneficial nematodes. Ladybugs eat leaf eating ...