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96%VideoSep 2014

Mantidfly, praying mantis and wasp hybrid

(3:43) From YT: "This little guy is a mantidfly, and is a wasp mimic. I named him Tyler Durdan..."


96%VideoFeb 2015

Praying mantis mimics flower

(0:44) Beautiful orchid-like praying mantis attracts unsuspecting insects for lunch.

93%VideoSep 2011

Thumb wrestling with a Devil's Flower Mantis

Devil's Flower Mantis (idolomantis diabolica) is one of the largest species of praying mantis that mimcs flowers. Here it is in defence mode. Next video is a close up of a Devil's Flower Mantis eating.


93%VideoSep 2014

Praying mantis fly swatter

(0:55) Fly swatting doesn't get more natural than this.

92%VideoJul 2012

Man taunts praying mantis

(0:40) Size doesn't matter for this praying mantis. He's had enough.


90%VideoAug 2015

Kung Fu Praying Mantis Style

(4:07) A young orchid mantis learns about survival in the real world.

89%VideoFeb 2010

Praying mantis attacks hummingbird

Rare moment of a praying mantis waiting to ambush a hummingbird. The hummingbird did survive.


88%VideoSep 2012

Transparent mantis eats a fly

(4:27) If you look carefully, you can see the fly's limbs travel through the mantis' head and down its thorax.

88%VideoMar 2013

Eaten alive by a mantis

(1:48) Hungry bush cricket sets its sight on an orange and black mantis.

88%VideoDec 2013

Orchid mantis in super pink

(1:45) Female Malaysian orchid mantis shows off her beautiful colours, mimicking a flower, ready to fool passing prey.