January 25, 2013

Chinese Mantis Guts Its Toxic Caterpillar Prey

Ed Yong, Phenomena


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Whether we’re eating prawns or fish, chicken or sheep, we tend to remove the guts of animals before eating their meat. There’s another predator that shares our culinary practice: the Chinese mantis.

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TAGGED: Caterpillar, Toxins, Insects

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