Praying Mantis Catches a Hummingbird


Photo: Sharon Fullingim

National Geographic reader Sharon Fullingim took this fantastic photo of a praying mantis catching a hummingbird (and believe it or not, this isn't the first time we've featured such a story). Moral of the story? Don't ever mess with a praying mantis.

From the National Geographic user submitted Daily Dozen (September - Week 1, no direct URL I'm afraid) - Thanks Marilyn!


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the hummingbird that flew into my room got fed by a fuckin evil cat because of me. I feel so sorry for the bird as it's friends are all over my house doing investigation and questioning me what i did i told them the cat ate it they don't believe and they threatened to shit in my porch if i don't tell the truth. Help pls what to do.
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