What does a praying mantis eat?


The Praying Mantis is a carnivorous insect and feeds on other insects such as fruit flies, crickets, beetles, moths, and bees. They also can eat arachnids and larger praying mantis’ are capable of eating small reptiles, birds, small frogs, and lizards. The female praying mantis most notably eats the head of her partner after mating, although this does not occur often, it usually happens because her partner is the quickest source for nutrients that help increase the reproduction process.
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Praying Mantises eat live arthropods.
Praying mantis eat insects by catching them in their claws, tearing their heads off and then eating their bodies. After mating, the female mantis eats the male.
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