Praying mantis catches a snake Oct 18, 2012• By Abraham• (via Ever So Strange) Share on Facebook Ready for Another One?Give us a few more minutes and we'll make you laugh, cry, gasp, or ache... Guaranteed! Beer goggles now available at Target JFK’s kids show off their Halloween costumes to their dad in the oval office Get the best of 22 Words in your inbox Like 22 Words on Facebook comments Kay A. Ess says: I think this is a case of the mantis’ eyes being bigger than its stomach. How in the world would the mantis have eaten enough of the snake to kill it? Shannon says: Video says enough. He got his bites in. A snack, at least.