Praying Mantis.  As photos below will show the “praying” would be more accurate if spelled “preying.”Praying Mantis

Praying Mantis

Goodbye, Cricket.Praying Mantis

Goodbye, Grasshopper.Praying Mantis

Prying Mantis egg sack.Praying Mantis Egg Sack

The babies emerge from the sack and wait to dry so their wings will unfold. Praying Mantis

A baby, ready for business.Baby Praying Mantis

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