Wednesday likes to be clean!

Miss Wednesday spend a lot of time waiting like a status. But when she is moving it’s to catch and eat insect or to clean herself. It’s very interesting to look at the small parts of her face moving while she is doing it. Look at her eyes, the 2 small black points…  Read more

My first orchid mantis

My first orchid mantis, Wednesday, arrived Wednesday by USPS. I found them at USMantis. She is soo small and cute. And was very hungry – 3 flies in 1 hour! Never had such type of pet so will have to learn a lot in the following days but it’s already very interesting to watch.Read more

Do you know? #2

Hymenopus coronatus or orchid mantis Generally, mantises protect themselves by camouflage and concealment. To do that, most species make use of protective coloration to blend in with the foliage or substrate, both to avoid predators, and to better snare their prey. Various species have evolved to not only blend with the foliage, but to mimic it, appearing as either living or withered leaves, sticks, tree bark, blades of grass, flowers, or even stones. Some species in Africa and Australia are able to turn black after a molt following a fireRead more