Mantidae

By Maxx Laate

Animal: Praying Mantis, Material: Antler
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Maxx Laate's super cool praying mantis is carved of antler with turquoise inlaid eyes, about 4 1/4" tall and 3" long. Did you know this insect is named after the unique way they hold their front legs up and together, as though praying? The Greek the word “mantis” means prophet or fortune teller.