25 Oct '11, 1am

15 Incredible Flower Praying Mantis Pictures

15 Incredible Flower Praying Mantis Pictures

Flower mantises are species of praying mantis that mimic the appearance of the flowers that they live – and hide – among. Their legs, wings and other body parts often look like petals or foliage, and in general their coloring tends to blend in with that of the flora they inhabit. We have 15 amazing images of these spectacularly disguised insects for you to enjoy. 7. Orchid mantis (Hymenopus coronatus ) The gorgeous orchid mantis makes its home in the rainforests of Sumatra, Indonesia and Malaysia. It mimics the flowers of orchids and frangipani trees found there, with its four walking legs looking remarkably like flower petals. Interestingly, as well as being carnivorous – it will prey on everything from butterflies and moths to bees and even lizards – the orchid mantis has been seen eating small pieces of banana; observers suggest this is in order to balance its vitamin n...

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