The Cannibalistic Mating Ritual of the Praying Mantis

The Cannibalistic Mating Ritual of the Praying Mantis

The praying mantis appears to be such a zen and calm creature. After all, the prayer is directly in it’s name! But the praying is understandable considering any sexual encounter for the male mantis, might be fatal. Praying mantis’ are characterized by the unique and specialized behavior of sexual cannibalism. The sperm transfer process can