Watching Nature At Work Is Fascinating. But Also Disgusting.

Even though it doesn’t seem possible, there are all kinds of transparent creatures in the world. Did you know there is even a type of praying mantis that’s transparent? Have you ever wondered what it would be like to see them walk? Or sleep? Or eat? 

If you were ever curious about the whole “eating” thing, I have something for you:

As it turns out, it’s just as creepy as you’d think.

This video is equal parts fascinating and disgusting. The mantis scarfs down a blue bottle fly for dinner and not much is left to the imagination. You can see everything go down his throat in all its biological glory.

Why, oh why can’t I just look away…

(H/T: Gizmodo)

Jeepers creepers, if you made it all the way through then you’re braver than me! Nature sure is creepy (and majestic, whatever). Make sure to share this video with your squeamish friends using the buttons below. If they’re anything like me, they’ll hate you for it!


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