Tuesday, October 16, 2007

look what i found!!!



oh is she tooo cool or what!!! i found her yesterday when i was putting my garden to bed for the winter~its a 'praying mantis'~i moved her to my neighbors huge mum plant~i didn't want to hurt her while i was pullinig out annuals-and the mums were covered with bee's so i actually got to see her feed!!~i need to check and see if she is still out there today~i have not seen one of these since childhood~i'd say she's about 5~6 inches~absolutely amazed by her ;)
double click the bottom pic~she's looking straight into the camera...:)

4 comments:

MaryS said...

Tammy how do you know that its a she..;)

tammy lang said...

HI MARY
SHE'S JUST TOO COOL TO BE A MALE!
heheeee:)
she's still out on the mum's

Maggie R said...

Tammy these are amazing pictures... I have never seen one. I did see a walking stick once.
((((hugs)))))
Maggie

tammy lang said...

hi maggie
i haven't seen a walking stick in years-you have to have a good eye for one of those:)
i checked my rose bush where i found the praying mantis and i found a egg sac-so i guess there will be more to be seen next year-yea!!