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Bug of the Week: Not a Butterfly!

This week we still are all aflutter with butterflies, but I thought I’d give you a break. Here’s another insect we spotted this week. Do you think this insect appreciates butterflies?

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Bug of the Week: Praying mantis

For our bug of the week last week we had a mystery:  what is this? Would you believe it is a praying mantis egg case? The female mantis laid her eggs inside a frothy mass of material, which hardened into … Continue reading

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Bug of the Week: Praying Mantis

What’s that small insect on the bottle tree? Looking closer… Oh, a praying mantis nymph. How cute! Do you see praying mantids in the summer?

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