TITLE

Of mantises and myths

AUTHOR(S)
Brown, Sharon May
PUB. DATE
July 1986
SOURCE
BioScience;Jul/Aug86, Vol. 36 Issue 7, p421
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the process of scientific myth-making. Example seen in the myth that female praying mantises behead their mate before sex. Origin of this myth; How laboratory conditions may change animal behavior.
ACCESSION #
10214849

Tags: MYTHOLOGY;  PRAYING mantis;  ANIMAL behavior;  ZOOLOGY

 

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