When food fights back

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by Attack Chicken, Nov 8, 2011.

  1. Attack Chicken

    Attack Chicken [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Hu

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    Title says it all LOL Found this mantis inside the house back by the screened-in backdoor. Needless to say I don't think this girl was very happy about a bunch of birds trying to get her through the screen. I've never seen one "flare" up like this and actully jump at a chicken's face before. One brave bug for sure!

    (No chickens or mantis was hurt. Took her outfront away from the chickens after she tried to attack my face [​IMG])

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    Last edited: Nov 8, 2011
  2. BooBear

    BooBear Chicken Cuddler

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    LOL

    neat pics of the bug.
     
  3. egglicious

    egglicious Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks more like an alien attack!
     
  4. wbruder17

    wbruder17 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 7, 2010
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    We found a Mantis outside and it wouuld puff up and hiss at us when we triied to present it with a bug for food. They are getting ready to die, this time of year, and are probably pretty unhappy about it...
     
  5. LiLRedCV

    LiLRedCV Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh my.. that's [​IMG] Anyone else think of Kung Fu Panda and Master Mantis when you saw this?
     
  6. idispatch4911

    idispatch4911 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I love it! When I was a kid, my dad noticed a mantis eating a small lizard in our yard and took a pic. I've got the pic and should scan it in!
     
  7. Dowie

    Dowie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Wow! Do!
     
  8. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    What a photo! She's ready to attack!
     

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