Artwork / Crime Against Nature / Femme Fatale (African Mantis)

painting of African mantis mating by feminist artist Gwenn Seemel
Gwenn Seemel
Femme Fatale (African Mantis)
acrylic on panel
10 x 10 inches


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The sexual behavior of girls can be aggressive.

After mating, the female African mantis, along with female praying mantises of all kinds, often eats the male.

And certain girls aren’t very good at having babies.

See all the images and text by downloading or purchasing Crime Against Nature, the book.

insect art by wildlife painter Gwenn Seemel
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