Grammie has this cute flower garden in front of her apartment. From her enclosed porch we could see a critter on her dahlia plant. Do you see what it is? Bigify the photo for a closer look.
It's a really cute Praying Mantis. I've never seen one in person before. I was so excited to see this pretty mantis. It was gigantic, at least 4 inches long. She was also brown, not vibrant green. I wondered if maybe she was molting.
Grammie told us that this was the 2nd Praying Mantis that visited her garden this summer. She must have tasty bugs!