Daily Rants

Now this was interesting … ants attacking praying mantises …

2 weeks ago this praying mantis egg case produced about 200 mantids. I left it outside, after they all emerged. Or so I thought. The other day, I happen to notice more mantids emerging. As I’m watching I then notice an army of ants start to arrive and they begin to pick off the emerging mantids as they start to come out. Check out these short videos, you can even see the ants carting various body parts away …

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