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What is it?

Post in 'The Inglenook' started by Backwoods Savage, Oct 2, 2012.

  1. Backwoods Savage

    Backwoods Savage Minister of Fire

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    Found this critter today and wondering what it is.


    EDIT: I have no idea why the picture did not post. But, just click on the link and it will show.

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  2. Backwoods Savage

    Backwoods Savage Minister of Fire

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    Found this critter today and wondering what it is.
  3. fishingpol

    fishingpol Minister of Fire

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    I think a praying mantis cocoon. Or just a mantis cocoon to be PC.
  4. Backwoods Savage

    Backwoods Savage Minister of Fire

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    Jon, it does remind you of a praying mantis but I don't think it is.
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    firefighterjake Minister of Fire

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    Looks like a distant relative to the ceti eel . . . keep it away from Chekov. :)
    firebroad and DAKSY like this.
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    I think it is a Preying Mantis egg case.
  7. DAKSY

    DAKSY Patriot Guard Rider Staff Member

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  8. Gasifier

    Gasifier Minister of Fire

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    Looks interesting BWS. I don't think I have seen one of those.
  9. Backwoods Savage

    Backwoods Savage Minister of Fire

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    I've seen the praying mantis and don't think this is one but it could be.
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    SmokeyTheBear Minister of Fire

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    Remove it and cut it open.
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    fossil Accidental Moderator Staff Member

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    Let it be, watch it...it will tell you what it is in its own time. When all is revealed, report back.
  12. Backwoods Savage

    Backwoods Savage Minister of Fire

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    I agree. We'll let it be and see what happens next spring.

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