find they likely will get their butt bitten…

clip_image002When one attempt to try to fool Mother Nature they find they likely will get their butt bitten…

Praying mantises released for pest control are hunting hummingbirds

 

New research documents that mantises worldwide are eating small birds; in the US, invasive mantis species are devouring hummingbirds.If the headline weren’t startling enough, the photos are even worse. There is an order to predators and prey that feels normal – like, birds eat insects. And when the script it flipped it can feel a bit horror-movie premise; which is why the idea of praying mantises stalking the hummingbird feeder for their next meal seems oh so unnerving.But sure enough, a new study…  ….Read full article at NexusNewsfeed.com website »

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