check out pictures

Discussion in 'LOCAL ILLINOIS TALK' started by ldw45, Aug 18, 2009.

  1. ldw45

    ldw45 Member

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    Check out some pictures I posted in General Conversation of a preying mantis catching a hummigbird on my front deck......Unbelievable!
     
  2. littleman

    littleman Active Member

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    Wow, that's neat, I didn't know they would eat hummingbirds.
     

  3. Mickey

    Mickey New Member Supporting Member

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    I commented on the other thread. I would add Mantis from your area grow big and mean. Your allowing them to get to big. Need to set up a seasonal hunt for them.:smile2:
     
  4. catinaldatime

    catinaldatime New Member

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    how do i see these pics, im lost, help me out!
     
  5. catinaldatime

    catinaldatime New Member

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    yea the praying mantis and the prang mantis are hummingbirds biggest predator along with bullfrogs,and windows!
     
  6. bwhupp

    bwhupp New Member

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    I can vouche for windows.... I seen one stuck in a window screen before. Had to push on it's beak to free it. Crazy stuff that!