biology question #354



Grade One, Chesterville Public School, a 7 year old female from Chesterville, Ontario asks on March 6, 1998,

Q:

What do you feed baby praying mantises? We found a mother praying mantis who laid an egg sack on a screen in our terrarium. Two days ago the mantises hatched. We don't know what to feed them!

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the answer

Barry Shell answered on March 6, 1998, A:

Young praying mantises eat fruit flies, aphids or other small insects.

For more information, go to the Praying Mantids Caresheet or this hubpage blog post.

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