Thursday, May 2, 2013

Baby Praying Mantises

This past winter I found a praying mantis egg sac in the field at Valley Forge.  I brought it home, put it in a paper bag on the windowsill and waited to see if the eggs would hatch.  This morning I opened the bag and inside were about 200 pairs of eyes staring back at me.  All those little praying mantises wanted to go outside and play.  I set up a little photo studio outside in the back yard and took pictures of all the little guys.  Here are a few:

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