Our new pet-- a praying mantis! Can you see him? He's right in the middle toward the top of the cage. He was found in our backyard and is fed crickets from the pet store and other insects we can catch! This isn't our first praying mantis pet. See here and here. Need back-to-school … [Read more...] about Our pet praying mantis!
The babies are here--and they're pretty cute. Well, as cute as a praying mantis can be, that is! Our last praying mantis of the fall last year produced two egg sacks. I wasn't sure that they were going to make it through the winter, but they did. My husband put the cage out in the garden a few … [Read more...] about The babies have arrived
This past weekend we acquired our first pet--a praying mantis! My husband found it in our front yard. He said he has never seen one in its natural habitat before. So, we first had it in a pickle jar. We fed it a butterfly, a moth and a cricket, which were also caught in the yard. The pet store … [Read more...] about Our first pet