Praying Mantis On Duty

A Praying Mantis has once again taken up watching over the Butterfly Bush:

Praying Mantis - waiting
Praying Mantis – waiting

I made a slight noise that prompted an immediate weapons lock:

Praying Mantis - attentive
Praying Mantis – attentive

We’ve watched her stalk and capture a bumblebee, as well as chow down on one of the myriad moths feeding on the bush at night.

As always, if I were smaller, I’d be worried …

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