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female bush tiger mantis
2014-05-21 05:44:02

Researchers from Case Western University and the Cleveland Museum of Natural History have announced the discovery of a new species of praying mantis in Rwanda's Nyungwe Forest National Park.

Nineteen New Speedy Praying Mantis Species Discovered That Hide And Play Dead To Avoid Capture
2014-03-18 20:17:07

A scientist has discovered 19 new species of praying mantis from Central and South America.


Word of the Day
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]