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Creature Features (Life Science)

Praying Mantis (#111)

For sure we're interesting to look at with our stick like bodies and rotating heads, but watch out, we have voracious appetites. When a female is carrying eggs, she can eat up to 12 crickets a day. Once grown, her nymphs will live their entire life alone without companions. [5 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Series Description: These fun and focused programs are a perfect introduction to some of the most widely studied “creatures” found on the planet. Created specifically for “kids,” each program provides beautiful, up-close imagery and age appropriate narration. Life science concepts addressed throughout the series include habitats, body parts, adaptation, migration, ecosystems, the life cycle, and more.

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