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post #70 of (permalink) Old 10-09-2012, 04:33 AM
Monster Fish
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You can find mantids in your backyard. Most of the time they will be Tenodera sinensis. You can keep them in captivity but they only live about a year from hatching. Maybe a little bit longer. Here's some I spotted in my garden during the warmer parts of the year.

Also, when did this thread become a discussion on bugs?

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