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Praying mantis

Zone 26101 | orangenut added on October 28, 2016 | Answered

How old are praying mantises before they lay an egg sac. I have one that I found a month ago. I've been feeding her crickets and she just laid a few days ago and now I'm wondering if she will lay an egg sac because she is on her stick and habitat for the first time.

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    roseman
    Answered on October 29, 2016

    They are wonderful to watch and here is a link to a website with a bunch of information on them. http://www.theprayingmantis.org/ We had two egg sacks in our gardens this year and have seen many of them around the gardens this season as well.

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