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Praying mantises are carnivorous and primarily feed on insects such as beetles, crickets, and other small arthropods.

CollectA Praying Mantis measures: 5" L x 2.5" W x 2" H.

CollectA Praying Mantis Review:

Vibrantly painted and modeled well. 

Praying Mantis Information:

The praying mantis is an insect belonging to the order Mantodea. Here are some key facts about the praying mantis:

  • Description: Praying mantises have triangular heads and elongated bodies. They are known for their unique front legs, which are adapted for capturing and holding prey.
  • Species: There are over 2,400 species of praying mantises, distributed worldwide in temperate and tropical habitats.
    Habitat: Praying mantises can be found in various habitats, including forests, grasslands, gardens, and even urban areas.
  • Diet: Praying mantises are carnivorous and primarily feed on insects such as beetles, crickets, and other small arthropods.
  • Physical Characteristics: Praying mantises have long necks and can turn their heads 180 degrees, giving them a wide field of vision. They have excellent vision and possess stereo vision.
  • Behavior: Praying mantises are known for their unique hunting behavior. They remain motionless and blend in with their surroundings, waiting for prey to come within striking distance.
  • Reproduction: Female praying mantises are known for their cannibalistic behavior, sometimes consuming the male after mating. The female lays eggs in a protective case called an ootheca.
  • Importance: Praying mantises play a beneficial role in controlling insect populations, acting as natural pest control in gardens and agricultural areas.

Part of the Wildlife Series by CollectA.

Suitable for Ages 3 and Up.

Hand Painted. Made of durable synthetic material.

Product Code: CA88351

CollectA 88351

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CollectA Praying Mantis #88351

Manufacturer Age Recommendation:

3+ Years

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Warning: Choking Hazard

Small Parts. Not for children under 3 years.

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