praying mantis


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  • noun

Synonyms for praying mantis

the common mantis

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With the immersive motion of that chair specifically programmed and synced to the VR images playing in the goggles, you're going to feel like you're right there in the car with Jack Black, trying to escape the Praying Mantis.
He said the demand for beneficial insects was small in the beginning, adding, "Now more homesteaders are buying ladybugs, praying mantis and green lacewings for their garden.
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Daniel Fergie, from Eaglescliffe, with a praying mantis
Micro Monsters 3D, which premiered on Sky One and Sky 3D at 8pm on Saturday and continues for five weeks, shows a new side to a range of extraordinary creatures - from the praying mantis to the Goliath beetle.
Keeping the Praying Mantis is both a scientific and a practical guide for the feeding, housing, care and husbandry of these extraordinary invertebrates.
Presenter, Caroline Howard, said: "The salad box shows our herbivore lunch which would be a feast for a tortoise, while the mealworms in our insectivore lunch would be a succulent snack for a praying mantis.
But the distance is such that objectors would need to have the 360 degree vision of a praying mantis to be justified.
Some of the pictures on display are of sand dunes, trees, birds, petals, sunrise, praying mantis, bees sucking nectar, among many others.
If coalition is here to stay, parties in the future may be like a praying mantis.
The female praying mantis does not eat her mate as part of reproduction, as scientists once thought.
Shifu Dan Ebling offers instruction in Praying Mantis kung fu style.
I am also trained to mastery in the style of Kung-Fu known as Northern Shaolin Praying Mantis.
A praying mantis eyed me suspiciously as I pushed some grasses aside to get to a particularly laden tendril of buds.
As a zoologist, his particular object of academic study was the praying mantis (its brain, to be precise), and one imagines that, should we meet him, he would indeed resemble a large stick insect, brittle and standoffish.