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WK323: Praying Mantis

WK323_Praying MantisTwo Wild Kratts kids wake up to find a praying mantis cocoon has hatched in their room – with over 200 babies! The Tortuga crew swoops in to help return the baby mantises safely back to the wild.

Learning Goals: Some animals have highly specialized features, like the mantises’ raptorial arms, for hunting prey.

Featured Animals: Praying Mantis

Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moment:



Produced by:   Funding is provided by:
Kratt Brothers 9 Story    Bell Fund logo The Ontario Media Development Corporation L'il Critters Osmo
Wild Kratts is a Kratt Brothers Company / 9 Story Entertainment production. © 2010-2012 1757712 Ontario Inc.

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