Some Of The Interesting Facts About Insects

Really cool stuff here about insects

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1 .Houseflies find sugar with their feet, which are 10 million times more sensitive than human tongues.

2. Ants can lift and carry more than 50 times there own weight.

3. Insects have been present for 350 million years, and humans for only 130,000 years.

4. Beetles account for one quarter of all known species of plants and animals. There are more kinds of beetles than all plants.

5.Termites eat through wood 2 times faster when listening to rock music.

6. There are nearly as many species of ants (8,800) as there are species of birds (9,000) in the world.

7. A cockroach can live for up to 9 days without a head, it dies of starvation.

9. Aphids are born pregnant without the benefit of sex. Aphids can give birth 10 days after being born themselves.

Aphidsource: en.wikipedia.org

10. Dragonflies are one of the fastest insects, flying 50…

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