Praying mantis springs surprise attack on camera

Praying Mantis Springs Surprise Attack on Camera
Praying Mantis Springs Surprise Attack on Camera


Nathan Ziegler was visiting family in Oregon when a praying mantis was spotted in the backyard. He grabbed his video to get this vibrant close-up shot of the insect -- but the creature did not react kindly to Ziegler invading his space.

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The mantis immediately started trying to fight the camera. Eventually, the brave bug even jumped on the recorder, startling Ziegler and causing him to drop the device on the ground.

Next time Nathan sees a praying mantis, we're pretty sure he'll just nod and walk by ... quickly.

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