Sighted! Praying Mantis on the Greenway

26, Nov, 2013 Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy

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Here is one of our favorite and well known beneficial insects making a home on the Greenway. This Praying Mantis was in the North End just last week. It is on the Boxwood hedge, helping us take care of insects pests throughout the Greenway gardens. Having these is a sign of a healthy ecosystem, one of our main goals in maintaining the Parks organically. We hope this is a sign of a robust and growing population of these helpful, and really-cool-to-look-at! insects.