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Why do mantises likes the flowers?

 
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MacroLuv



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PostPosted: Tue Jan 29, 2008 12:22 pm    Post subject: Why do mantises likes the flowers? Reply with quote

Because of many bugs they could find there, I suppose. Very Happy

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 29, 2008 12:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Those are very cute Nikola. I love the up-turned abdomen of the young ones. Smile
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 29, 2008 1:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Beautiful as always. Yep, they like the insects the flowers attract, plus the flowers provide "cover" so they do not become dinner.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 30, 2008 7:01 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Well, if a bug feeds on necter, do they taste better Think I wish I could find these as easy as you do NIkola.
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 31, 2008 10:37 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

##### i gotta get some of those flowers its been a while since i seen a mantis and i saw it in the most random spot at a truck stop in some bush.
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 29, 2008 3:52 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks folks. Very Happy
Ameles and Empusa are my favorties. Cool
beetleman wrote:
... I wish I could find these as easy as you do NIkola.

I always have a couple of them in my pockets so when I find some nice flower I put them on the top. Wink Just kidding. Very Happy
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