Image of the Day: Hungry Mantis

A South African praying mantis (Miomantis caffra) eats a fly.

By | January 2, 2014

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Avatar of: Roy Niles

Roy Niles

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January 9, 2014

I guess if the eating starts with the head, it hurts for a shorter time, and the other flys are inclined to take more risks.  Assuming they are that smart of course.

On the other hand they take a lot of risks around humans, so apparently getting smashed flat is expected to hurt even less.  Yuk and yuk.

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