All Insects: Are invertebrates (which mean they do not have a backbone or internal skeleton. Instead they have a hard exoskeleton on the outside of the body)
Have a body divided in three parts: The head The thorax And the abdomen
Have two antennae and six legs
Hatch from eggs.
Insects aredivided intotwo maingroups:
Those with wings
And those without
Insects represent 90% of all life forms on earth
Insects can be useful in producing honey, wax, silk, and other products.They also pollinate flowers and crops. However they can also destroy crops, carry disease, and be a major pest to people and animals.
African Praying Mantis
Insects and more insects
Fun facts about insects
Did you know that ants can lift 100 times their own bodyweight? That would be like lifting a truck up over your head without even breaking a sweat.
Honey bees are the only insect that provides food for humans. A honey bee visits 50 to 100 flowers during a collection Honey is the only food that includes all the substances necessary to sustain life, including enzymes, vitamins, minerals, and water and it’s the only food that contains “pinocembrin” an antioxidant associated with improve brain functioning.
A hive of bees will fly 90,000 miles, the equivalent of three orbits around the earth to collect 1 kg of honey. Talk about being beezy.
Over its lifetime a ladybug may consume as many as 5000 aphids. Gardeners welcome ladybugs with open arms, knowing they will munch on the most prolific pests.
Contrary to popular belief, it is not illegal to harm a praying mantis. But why would you want to. Praying mantis can handle even the largest pests in the garden.
As you can see, even the smallest creature has a place in God’s world.