Common Name: Praying Mantis
Scientific Name: Mantis religiosa
Family: Mantidae
Size: 18 – 10cm (body length)
Location: Dhampus, Kaski, Nepal

A very curious insect and friendly too these mantis are very active predators and feed on other insects and sometimes even on small rodents and similar-sized mammals. They can turn their head full 180 degrees.

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