His arms were held in front of him like a praying mantis', and his hands clutched a bar.
How does she manage to recognize in this spectre the near relation of the praying mantis?
The experiment has been made of tethering the green variety of praying mantis on green herbage, fastening them with silk threads.
That rarest of insects, the praying mantis, has just dropped upon my paper.
The praying mantis is a bright green; she boasts an elongated prothorax and an alert gait.
What advantage has a bishop over the praying mantis, that cricket which apes the attitude of piety?
See the Tiger in his jungle, see the praying mantis on her green branch.
Kellas and I had a praying mantis in a large tin box with gauze as a lid so that we might watch him at his devotions.
Hashes of slug, Scolopendra or praying mantis furnish the same result.
In New Guinea the praying mantis is three or four inches long and at first sight seems to be nothing but a broken twig.