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Speckled Praying Mantis

Looks like the baby praying mantis (manti?) that we found in our garage finally grew up (ok, technically these must be their children since those babies were from 2008, but I digress).

I counted five mantis in our yard on Tuesday. Here are two of the better pictures I was able to capture. Click for closer view.

A brown speckled mantis perched on a creeping vine in our front yard:
Speckled praying mantis

A gorgeous white mantis patiently watching the bees buzz around his head:
White speckled praying mantis

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