xUmp.com Logo

TODAY'S COUPON: SAVE ADDITIONAL 10% OFF with coupon code: BACK2SCHOOL2019 [Expires tonight at 11:59PM. Online orders only.]
Mantis Specimen - Image One
Share this product:

Mantis Specimen

by Real Insect   Item#: 12659   5 star rating 2 customer reviews
List Price:$19.99
Sale Price: $14.99 /each
You Save: $5.00 (25%)
IN STOCK Ships next business day.
Add to cart to see shipping prices.

Only 7 left in stock - order soon!
QTY:
 

While the “praying mantis” may appear to be a peaceful insect due to its name, it’s actually a formidable hunter, and it’s known to even eat its own kind! They usually eat insects such as flies and aphids, but larger species have been known to eat small lizards, frogs, birds, snakes, or even rodents!! Most are ambush predators, meaning they wait until their prey comes near, and then they capture them at an amazing speed! Masters of camouflage, some species not only blend with their surroundings, but can even mimic the leaf, branch or stick they’re sitting on. Usually protected through just their concealment abilities, they will often stand tall and spread their forelegs, with their wings fanning out wide. This makes it seem large and threatening to potential predators.

This great specimen of a REAL mantis is mounted in a clear acrylic block, allowing one to view this mantis up close and personal! Great for looking at details under a microscope, or for having in the classroom, this is a great educational resource for the young science student or for the serious entomologist!

Actual size of block is 4.25in x 1.75in x 1in (10.8cm x 4.4cm x 2.5cm)


Age:
10 +
Box Size:
5.50 x 2.50 x 1.25 inches
13.97cm x 6.35cm x 3.18cm
Weight:
0 lb 7 oz
0.18 kg

Customer Reviews


5 star rating  Mantis Specimen
Robert McBride from Arlington Va
This was a gift for my grandson who has a collection of these insect specimens. This is one of the largest specimens I have been able to find for him. We make up teaching tasks between the specimens and insect books we have bought him.

5 star rating  
Robert McBride from Virginia
I sent this to my grandson. He has a large collection of "BUGS". He loved this thing! It is the largest specimen he has so far.


FEATURED PRODUCTS

Levitation Set.

$36.99

Levitation Set

Build a magnetic levitating train with this science fair project kit!

MuscleWires Monster Moving Hand Kit.

$29.99

MuscleWires Monster Moving Hand Kit

Build a hand that realistically moves its fingers using shape memory allow technology!

Pin Art - Large - 7 inches.

$19

Pin Art - Large - 7 inches

Make the coolest 3D pin art on your desk with this amazing desk toy.

Jacob's Ladder.

$4.99

Jacob's Ladder

An ancient toy featuring optical illusion and hands-on fun that never grows old!

Newtons Cradle - Regular - 5.5 inches.

$14.50

Newtons Cradle - Regular - 5.5 inches

This classic desk toy will keep you amused!

The Original Gyroscope.

$8.99

The Original Gyroscope

Check out this high-quality gyroscope!

xUmp.com Logo


Join our tribe:

SIGN-UP & SAVE

Sign-up for our weekly discounts and promotions email newsletter.



xUmp.com Catalog

CATALOG

View xUmp science supplies catalog

At xUmp.com, we are passionate about science. We believe in hands-on learning and making science fun. - Anton Skorucak, Physicist and Founder

At xUmp.com you will find a large selection of scientific products carefully curated by real scientists and educators. We sell everything from educational toys, teacher supplies for science classroom, lab equipment, science toys, science fair supplies, classroom equipment, chemistry glassware, chemistry lab equipment, physics demos, electronics supplies, robots, science kits to geeky science gifts.