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Re: [OM] Praying Mantis

Subject: Re: [OM] Praying Mantis
From: Mike Lazzari <watershed@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 2 Jan 2018 19:35:57 -0800
A seriously nasty invasive which will eat anything it can catch. People release them mistaking them for a natural pest control. Unfortunately they are indiscriminate eaters

<https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/22/science/praying-mantis-eating-birds.html>.

Becoming much more common and downright abundant in some places here on the island. Recently found this one on our porch.

<http://www.interisland.net/watershed/mike/WalkDogs/Sep17/mantis_09-04_0009.jpg>

M

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