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The Praying Mantis

I found a praying mantis yesterday and brought it to school today. We all were excited to create a habitat for observation of our new friend.

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We gave it sticks to climb, moss to stand on, and misted it with water. We learned how to hunt for the best crickets on the playground! Then we watched him eat…

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Click these links for video of our praying mantis eating a cricket and then cleaning his face like a cat!