Credit: PETER MATULAVICH/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Camera tilts from old exoskeleton of Chinese mantis (Tenodera sinensis) to mantis with new exoskeleton following molting process. Many insects grow by shedding their old exoskeletons. Mantises 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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