Of all the insects in the world, perhaps none more captivates and intrigue’s the human eye as much as the “praying” mantis. Viewed as deities and messengers of the afterlife, the mantis is by far the most iconic of all animals deemed to be holy. But don’t be fooled, the mantis is no prophet. Despite their god fearing stance, they are by no means peaceful but are rather formidable predators! Within the pages of this book, you will see how mantids are mistakenly regarded as “holy” by so many as you delve into the life histories of these amazing, yet exotic creatures!