Practical 3-Gear Shift

This Ride-On has a gear-shift handle which corresponds to two forward gears and one reverse gear when your child press his foot down on the foot pedal. And the second forward gear will bring a faster speed than the first one, bringing a more thrilling experience.

Considerate Measures for Safety

We deliberately add handrails beside the seat and an adjustable safety belt with a buckle to prevent your child from falling off. And you will know the time to recharge according to the battery display next to the volume buttons.

Skid-Proof and Night-Driving

Rubber strips are installed on driving wheels, intending to get better power response and prevent tires slipping. And the headlights can be open or closed as needed through the switch on the operating panel, which allows your kid to play at night.

Ideal Relaxation and Recreation

The built-in audio device can play the preset sounds as well as other music inputted through the USB port or the Bluetooth in an adjustable volume, perfectly creating the ambience of real tractor driving which combines relief and joy.


The Giant African Mantis, or Bush Mantis, is a species of mantids in the family praying mantises. It is one of the most popular species of pet mantises. They range from 6-8 cm long and are bright green to dull brown.Like all mantises, they have a triangular head and forward facing eyes that give them binocular vision, a great advantage in catching prey. Their color can range from bright green to dull brown and are often cryptically-colored to match the background of their habitat. Females can grow up to 10 cm in length and males are always smaller. As adults, both have distinctive white spots on their wings. They are very easy to keep in captivity, provided correct food and shelter.


The Giant African Mantis is native to West Africa south of the Sahara Desert. It can also be found as an introduced species in areas outside its original range, including Israel and Spain.


Giant African Mantises have fierce appetites, and are not picky about what they eat. They are general predators, eating all types of arthropods – mosquitoes and gnats when the mantises are small and moving on to larger critters like bees, moths, grasshoppers, and crickets as they grow. They will even eat other mantises. Because of the huge size, it can hunt insects, spiders, centipedes, frogs, small lizards, small mice, small birds and small snakes, but also eat scorpions centipede spiders (larger species), can also hunt the size of the snake, mice and hummingbirds, so it is called the “African green giant mantis”.

Praying mantis is hunting with a keen vision. Their eyes are similar to human eyes which have three-dimensional knowledge of things and can be high-speed accurate calculation of the location of the prey, as long as 2/10 seconds of time everything can be done. The shocking is that this difficult hunting action is only in the needle-nose size of the nerve center to complete. They have grasping front legs to catch and hold their prey and extremely strong mouth parts. Besides lacking wings, the abdomens of nymphs are folded, but they are still skillful ambush predators, waiting quietly for prey to approach.


Males will frequently become victims of sexual cannibalism, being eaten by the females prior to, during, or after copulation. A few days after mating, the female will produce one – or several – ootheca, or egg mass. The eggs are laid on a twig in a frothy, foam-like substance that then hardens. After three to six months, up to 300 nymphs can hatch from a single ootheca. Mantises develop by gradual metamorphosis, molting six to nine times or more. Each time they molt, their hard exoskeleton splits and a soft-skinned mantis pushes itself out. This allows for a larger exoskeleton to grow. As they wait for their new skin to harden, they hang upside down and are quite vulnerable to predators, particularly birds. The time range between molts is usually nine to fifteen days and the mantises will eventually become adults and develop wings.

mating — is also known among spiders and scorpions

A male Springbok praying mantis looking for a hook up doesn’t have to worry about a female stealing his heart away. There is, however, a very good change she’ll bite his head off, and he knows it.

Indeed, 60% of sexual encounters between Springboks — one of nearly 2,000 mantis species across the globe — end in males being eaten as snack.

“Males play Russian roulette whenever they encounter cannibalistic females,” explained Nathan Burke, an entomologist at the University of Auckland and an expert on mantis mating rituals. All male mantises show extreme caution when approaching a prospective partner. Hard to blame them.

But whereas most will sneak up from behind or distract the female with a tasty morsel, the Springbok has an entirely different — and previously unreported — strategy for staying alive, according to findings published Wednesday in Biology Letters .

“Under threat of cannibalistic attack, males try to subdue females by pinning them down in violent struggles,” said Burke, co-author with colleague Gregory Holwell of the study. Males who win the lovers’ tussle are far more likely to succeed in consumating the relationship, “which suggests that wrestling is both a mating tactic and a survival tactic,” he added.

The key to victory, according to gladiatorial experiments with 52 pairs of mantises, was striking first.

If the male was quicker to the draw and grabbed the female with its serrated raptorial forelegs, he stood a 78% chance of escaping unscathed. And when, in addition, the male inflicted a serious but non-fatal wound to the abdomen, he kept his head every time.

“I was very surprised to discover that males injure females while trying to subdue them for mating,” said Burke. “Nothing like that has ever been observed in mantises before.”

If the female grasped first, however, males were always killed and devoured.

Overall, males came out top more than half the time in these jousts, which lasted 13 seconds on average.

Winning the match did not automatically lead to mating — coupling followed only two-thirds of the time, and even then the male wound up in the female’s stomach half the time.

The bright green Springbok mantis, aka Miomantis caffra , is native to southern Africa, but has spread to New Zealand, southern Europe and California, probably through the pet trade.

The nutrients gained when a female praying mantis eats her suitor benefit her offspring as they grow.

Sexual cannibalism — when the female of a species consumes the male during or after mating — is also known among spiders, such as the black widow, and scorpions.

Typically smaller males do what they can to avoid getting gobbled up, including playing dead. But female Springbok mantises have another trick up their spiky sleeve: the ability to reproduce asexually, or without any help from males.

“They can produce clones of themselves if they don’t mate,” said Burke.

Having this Plan B fallback raises an interesting question: if females are so good at cannibalising males and can reproduce without sex, how do males continue to exist?

“That’s what motivated me to look so closely at male mating tactics,” Burke said.

Sexual conflict theory, he explained, tells us that males in this situation should evolve couter-measures to help them mate and stay relevant. And sure enough, that is what the researchers found.

“It’s a fascinating example of how sexual conflict can lead to the evolution of mating tactics that help one sex but hinder the other.”

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