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Conservancy

Praying Mantises are exclusively predatory. Larger species have been known to prey on small lizards, frogs, birds, snakes, and even rodents. Most species are known to engage in cannibalism. Sexual cannibalism is common among mantises in captivity, and under some circumstances may also be observed in the field. The female may start feeding by biting off the male's head and if mating had begun, the male's movements may become even more vigorous in its delivery of sperms. (GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

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Pat Benatar famously sang “Love is a Battlefield”, but for some species that practice sexual cannibalism, it couldn’t be clearer.

02/14/2014

Glasses of Red Wine (Photo by David Silverman/Getty Images)

Narsai David Wine Review: Two Fine Wines From Concannon Vineyard

Concannon Vineyard in the Livermore Valley was the first winery to produce a petite sirah back in the mid-1960s. The two wines featured here…

11/04/2011

Black Diamond Mines (Sanfranman59/copyleft Wikimedia.)

Park District To Expand Black Diamond Regional Preserve

Plans to purchase land to expand the Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve in eastern Contra Costa County have been approved, East Bay Regional Park District officials recently announced.

CBS San Francisco–04/25/2011