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A visitor from another planet?

This is a discussion on A visitor from another planet? within the The Outback Terrace Bar forums, part of the Land Plants category; Originally Posted by IdahoOrchid What makes you think they don't????? Sleep tight. (where did that ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by IdahoOrchid View Post
    What makes you think they don't?????

    Sleep tight. (where did that phrase come from anyway?)
    I think it has to do with keeping your sheets tucked in tightly so the bugs have a harder time crawling up and nibbling toes.

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    Excellent link Palito, love it. Idahoorchid, hope you don't mind, but that guy is now my desktop backround !! It used to be a pic from the Hubble ! :o) J

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    I hate them! In Montenegro we say 'Bljak!' for those things!

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    Hmm... Sometimes I have to wonder, maybe we're the ones from another planet?

    Showed my co-workers the pic of the white mantis on the orchid... I had to point it out.

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    Default more, LOTS more mantid pics as Steve requested
















    This next one is shows the male & the female ... notice a bit of a size difference?










    This one is called the "wandering violin" mantis




    This one truly looks like something out of an alien movie!














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    WOW Those are really amazing! A couple I would never believe were actually living insects! Love the violin and the last one.

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    The second-to-last one is awesome!! How strange!!

    Cheers,
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    Quote Originally Posted by magooba View Post
    Excellent link Palito, love it. Idahoorchid, hope you don't mind, but that guy is now my desktop backround !! It used to be a pic from the Hubble ! :o) J
    Thank you for the complement. Please just don't post it anywhere without asking.

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    I'm too sexy for my exoskeleton, too sexy...

    Quote Originally Posted by pavel View Post




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    Wonderfully bizarre! There adaptive powers are amazing. Better than superheros! Thanks for sharing all the great pics.

    Tami

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