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Meet and Greet 'Watermelon' at the Bohart Museum of Entomology

This praying mantis, nicknamed

Have you ever said "Hi" to a watermelon? No? Well, you can "meet and greet" a watermelon at the Bohart Museum of Entomology during the seventh annual campuswide Biodiversity Museum Day on Saturday, Feb. 17 at the University of California, Davis. But...

This praying mantis, nicknamed
This praying mantis, nicknamed "Watermelon," is an adult female Australian rainforest mantis, Hierodula majuscola, part of the collection of UC Davis entomology student Lohit Garikipati. He will display this mantis and others from 1 to 4 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 17 at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This praying mantis, nicknamed "Watermelon," is an adult female Australian rainforest mantis, Hierodula majuscola, part of the collection of UC Davis entomology student Lohit Garikipati. He will display this mantis and others from 1 to 4 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 17 at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

As a Bohart Museum associate, UC Davis entomology student Lohit Garikipati works on a tray of praying mantis specimens. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
As a Bohart Museum associate, UC Davis entomology student Lohit Garikipati works on a tray of praying mantis specimens. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

As a Bohart Museum associate, UC Davis entomology student Lohit Garikipati works on a tray of praying mantis specimens. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The red and green coloration on  this Australian rainforest mantis, Hierodula majuscola, led Lohit Garikipati to name her
The red and green coloration on this Australian rainforest mantis, Hierodula majuscola, led Lohit Garikipati to name her "Watermelon." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The red and green coloration on this Australian rainforest mantis, Hierodula majuscola, led Lohit Garikipati to name her "Watermelon." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

 
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