Columbus, Ohio: Giant Praying Mantis

A large green praying mantis, friend to Man, is poised on Ohio State University's west campus.
Address:
2001 Fyffe Court, Columbus, OH
Directions:
Behind the Chadwick Arboretum and Learning Center, on the west campus of Ohio State University. On the west side of Olentangy River Rd. Take Fyffe Court off of Lane Ave. and turn left onto Woody Hayes Drive. Just before the overpass, turn left and then take a right. Go to the roundabout and as you go right to go around, the sculpture is directly ahead.
Admission:
Free
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Praying Mantis. Giant Praying Mantis

Annabelle the Praying Mantis is in the Phenology Research Garden of Ohio State University, within the Chadwick Arboretum. The giant sculpture is nestled into mature plantings and seasonal gardens and isn't easily seen from the road. However, its bright green color makes it pop out of the other greenery as you walk up to this Praying Mantis with a smile.

[casaflamingo, 10/05/2014]
Praying Mantis statue. Giant Praying Mantis

The Giant Praying Mantis is not the easiest thing to stumble upon, but is easy to find if you are looking for it.

[Daniel, 01/02/2011]
Praying mantis statue. Giant Praying Mantis

On Ohio State University's west campus area, there is a huge green praying mantis.

[Erica, 05/28/2010]

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