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Article: Praying Mantises in the Yard: They can be (Bee) killers

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OGRODNIK
Granite Bay, CA

October 18, 2010
10:58 AM

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I have always been fascinated by the preying mantis but these past few summers I have noticed the little buggers sitting atop my flowers, be they Japanese anemones or Autumn Joy sedum and catching the bees! There are a lot of bees in my garden so I am not worried about their extermination from a couple of mantis but it certainly tarnishes their "good " reputation in my book. But, everything's gotta eat.

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