DH found this little guy crawling around on one of my water pictures. Does anybody know what he is?? I have never seen one this small.
Is it a very small praying mantis?
It is a baby praying mantis. You can hold them in your hand. I have them all around my yard. They also are really good at eating the bad bugs in our plants. They are just too cute when they are little.
Yep, a baby praying mantis for sure! They're only about 3/4 inch long when they are born.
Yep! your all right. He was just too cute. There are two of them and we are hoping they will stay.
They will eat the bad bugs AND the good bugs and I think I have read that they even eat other praying mantis.
They will also eat hummingbirds.