Category Archives: Praying Mantis

Praying Mantis Eating Honeybee

This post should illustrate that you just never know what you might find if you look close enough. So I’m out in the backyard today, taking some pictures of Butterflies, when I notice this Honeybee that looks like its head is stuck in between the leaves of this plant.  My first thought (seriously) was how […]

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Houston Arboretum Wildlife Pictures

I’m going to attempt to present these pictures as I saw them so you can get a feel for how I went on this little field trip today. I’m walking down the trail to the Wildflower field and noticed this large, green Spider.  On closer inspection I could see this Spider was eating some type […]

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Houston Arboretum Revisited

Since Leecy went to the Susan G. Komen walk this morning, I decided I would take a field trip back to the Houston Arboretum.  As I mentioned before, I really like that place. Lots of Fritillaries were flying around, a few Monarchs, and several Skippers.  There was also a beautiful Hawk hunting mice, a family […]

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Popeye The Killer

Remember Popeye’s big sailor arms?  I think I found his twin in the insect world.  I’ve never seen this kind of Praying Mantis before, in my backyard or anywhere else. This “killer” was actually on the garage door.  Can you imagine being another insect and running into this thing?  I’d just give up on the […]

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