Sunday Spinelessness – You don’t know the trouble you’re in

By David Winter 16/05/2010


A scene from the garden. On the left, the New Zealand Praying Mantis Orthodera novaezealandiae. On the right, a hover-fly that doesn’t know how much trouble it’s in.

Trouble

(for those interested in the final result: the hover-fly flew off; the mantis lunged, but missed)