Mantids at the Ballpark

Mantid

Mantid

Mantids have been plentiful this year with many reports of mantids on windows and landing on people’s heads. At left is a mantid on the hat of San Francisco Giant, Juan Perez. The mantid landed on his hat during a game at PNC park in Pittsburg. Mantids go where they can find food. Many insects fly about the lights at ballparks providing a lot of potential prey.

About jjneal

Jonathan Neal is an Associate Professor of Entomology at Purdue University and author of the textbook, Living With Insects (2010). This blog is a forum to communicate about the intersection of insects with people and policy. This is a personal blog. The opinions and materials posted here are those of the author and are in no way connected with those of my employer.
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