Caption: Chinese mantis (Tenodera sinensis) undergoing molting process. This is where many insects shed their exoskeletons in order to grow. Mantis nymphs undergo as many as 7-8 molts before they become adults.

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Keywords: animal, arthropod, bug, chinese mantis, chinese mantis molting, exoskeleton, insect, insects, invertebrate, mantid, molt, nymph, praying, shed, tenodera sinensis, zoology

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Chinese mantis molting

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