Friday, August 6, 2010

Arkansas: Where Things Crawl Out of the Center of the Earth


I have been finding these huge mantids around the house and shed all summer. I saw one sparring with a hummingbird in the courtyard the other day. These insects are actually large enough to kill and eat hummingbirds, as shown on this website:

http://www.birdwatchersdigest.com/site/backyardbirds/hummingbirds/mantis-hummer.aspx

Great video below!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ep6vmpcUQR8&feature=related

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