September 29, 2022 1 min read

Like many predators,praying mantises are capable of aversive learning, or learning from negative experiences; a recent study showed that the insects figure out to avoid prey that has been made artificially bitter. 

Greek, mantis = seer, prophet) Common Name: praying manti

Praying Mantis Seen Hunting Fish for the First TimeThe ravenous insect repeatedly returned to the hunting site, suggesting praying mantises may be capable of complex learning.