Fun Facts – Insects, Bees & Bugs

b250pxFun Facts – Insects, Bees & Bugs

  • A snail can sleep for three years.
  • A snail’s reproductive organs are in its head.
  • The average housefly lives for one month.
  • A dragonfly has a lifespan of 24 hours.
  • A dragonfly can spot an insect moving 33 feet away.
  • The blood of insects is yellow, green or blue due to lack of hemoglobin.
  • The largest cockroach on record is one measured at 3.81 inches in length.
  • Honeybees have hair on their eyes.
  • A bee must visit several thousand flowers in order to make one tablespoon of honey.
  • In order to collect enough nectar for a pound of honey, a honeybee will travel an average of 43,000 miles.

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