ootheca http://www.nhm.org/nature/taxonomy/term/331/all en Baby Mantis Explosion http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/baby-mantis-explosion <p>Lately, I've been so busy working on our new Nature Lab exhibit (OPENING THIS JUNE PEOPLE) that I rarely make it into my office anymore. Earlier this week, I popped in to check some e-mails (fun I know) and what do you think I found?An explosion of praying mantids!They were on my #2 pencils: <div><img border="0" height="265" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-FqUa2M9n9ns/UVYTgE0JGkI/AAAAAAAAA_E/7O4J8yYm--8/s400/DSC01857.JPG" width="400" /></div> <div>#cute</div> <div align="center"> </div> </p><p>They were on my scissors:</p> <p><a href="http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/baby-mantis-explosion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/baby-mantis-explosion#comments Babies egg case eggs mantids ootheca Praying mantis Blog Sat, 30 Mar 2013 05:29:00 +0000 Lila Higgins 704 at http://www.nhm.org/nature