Praying Mantis Attracted by Red Flowers?

This past summer, I grew red flowers to attract hummingbirds to my home. One day, I went to sit out near the flowers. As I moved a chair that was close to the flowers, I was surprised to see a Praying Mantis clinging to the back of the chair. I am curious as to whether Praying Mantis are attracted by red flowers because they know that hummingbirds are too?Was the Praying Mantis staking out the flowers in order to catch a hummingbird? A coincidence or not?


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