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There’s no science here. Just silliness. But tell us we’re wrong about the mantis.

Street thongs and flaming insects: Vegas by the (Fake) Numbers

January 23rd, 2015

There’s no science here. Just silliness. But tell us we’re wrong about the mantis.

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    There’s no science here. Just silliness. But tell us we’re wrong about the mantis.

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