Tag: entomology

The Secret Sex Lives of the Praying Mantis

Sex is risky business for male praying mantis. One of the most recognizable members of the insect world, with its triangular head, long body, and forearms that look like they are folded in prayer, the praying mantis is anything but pious. Females of the mantodea order are often seen as ruthless, cold-blooded seductresses because they …

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