Fun Facts – Insects, Bees & Bugs III

adult_citrus_root_weevil450pxFun Fact Friday – Insects, Bees & Bugs III

  • Except Antarctica, Bees are found on every continent.
  • The walking stick has the ability to regenerate lost limbs.
  • Grasshoppers are herbivores, which means they eat only plants.
  • Carpenter Ants originate from large nests in dead or dying trees.
  • Approximately 2,000 silkworm cocoons are needed to produce one pound of silk.
  • Ants communicate with one another by using pheromones (chemical signals) on their trails.
  • Rumor is the Earwig got its name from crawling into your ears while sleeping on the ground.
  • Using its highly toxic venom to kill insects and other small animals, the “Death Stalker” scorpion is one of the most dangerous scorpions.

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