The Praying Mantis is an insect that you can find in your garden. It is small, has six legs, and is green. The biggest known kind of mantis are only up to four inches long. The women Mantis lays an egg sack before death every fall. They die of hypothermia in the winter. Each egg case contains about 200 baby mantis. All of the eggs hatch in the beginning of the spring. It is also the only known insect that can look over its shoulder. Their reflexes are two times quicker than a horseflies. The Mantis usually eats other small insects. It is very hard to find a Preying Mantis most of the time because of their skin color. The green makes them camouflaged into the plant they’re on or grass they’re in.

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