Do mantises have mating rituals?

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Do mantises have mating rituals?
« on: 29/03/2009 10:49:45 »
Or is this 1 angry?

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Do mantises have mating rituals?
« Reply #1 on: 29/03/2009 10:52:26 »
What the smeg is that? Looks like no mantis I've seen!

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« Reply #2 on: 29/03/2009 11:05:06 »
Is that a female or a male because if it is a female, I think it is looking for some more scalps!

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Do mantises have mating rituals?
« Reply #4 on: 29/03/2009 11:09:11 »
Beware: the head hunting mantis!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KYp_Xi4AtAQ

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« Reply #5 on: 29/03/2009 21:03:18 »
Yes, they have mating rituals; if they hadn't, they would have eaten each other in to extinction.
...And its claws are as big as cups, and for some reason it's got a tremendous fear of stamps! And Mrs Doyle was telling me it's got magnets on its tail, so if you're made out of metal it can attach itself to you! And instead of a mouth it's got four arses!

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« Reply #6 on: 29/03/2009 23:20:03 »
The 1 in the pic is a female.
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