The Praying Mantis will catch prey with their spiked forelegs, and then will proceed to eat it's prey alive, often head first. Larger species of Mantis will prey on smaller lizards, birds, fish and even rodents. The kit comes as a single laser cut stainless steel sheet. Moderate Assembly Level: Precise bending and fitting of pieces with completion time at least one hour. Finished model is 4" long and stands 3".