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Maternal Instincts of the Murderous Mantis

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Maternal Instincts of the Murderous Mantis

Short | 02:45

When a praying mantis is pregnant, it won't hesitate to eat anything it can reach with its killer grip - even other praying mantises.

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Enter the lush and shadowy wild, where baboons rule the day, leopards own the trees, and African Goshawks reign over the skies. The world's jungles host some of the fastest animals on the planet. Vipers literally strike at lightning speed, spiders leap toward their prey at distances 70 times their body length and, with the flick of their tongue, chameleons snatch their targets at speeds of 900 MPH. This is one high-speed trek you don't want to miss.

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