A Praying Mantis Performs Complex Choreography To Complete a Jump

Seeing how much actual work goes into a praying mantis jump, it makes me wonder why they would ever want to jump at all. Between the work that goes into that and the males being eaten by the females after sex, you can officially put “Praying Mantis” on the bottom of creatures I want to experience life as.

The slicer hands are pretty badass, though.

[Story via LaughingSquid]

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