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The Katydid<br />
The Amazon Rainforest<br />Receives about 6 ft. 7 in. of rain per year.<br />The layers are the overstory, canopy, underst...
Home Sweet Home<br />Their scientific name is Tettigoniid.<br />Katydids are most common in the Amazon, but can also be fo...
Team Work<br />The katydid eats leaves on the rainforest floor, cleaning up the ground just slightly, on nibble at a time....
Friends and Enemies<br />The katydid is eaten by wasps, ants, praying mantises, and tree frogs.<br />
Survival<br />The katydid blends in with leaves, camouflaging itself from enemies.<br />The katydid bites when handled rou...
YUM!<br />The katydid enjoys a feast of leaves, flowers, stems, and fruits. <br />Sometimes the katydid will eat other ins...
Nursery Rhymes<br />The baby katydid (nymph) undergoes simple metamorphosis.<br />The life span is less than a year becaus...
Fun Fact!<br />After molting, katydids eat their shed skin to leave no trace of existence to predators.<br />
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Katydid

  1. 1. The Katydid<br />
  2. 2. The Amazon Rainforest<br />Receives about 6 ft. 7 in. of rain per year.<br />The layers are the overstory, canopy, understory, shrub layer, and forest floor.<br />It is located in the upper section of Brazil.<br />The katydid is located in the understory layer.<br />
  3. 3. Home Sweet Home<br />Their scientific name is Tettigoniid.<br />Katydids are most common in the Amazon, but can also be found in your local park!<br />It is nocturnal.<br />It ranges from 1-5 inches.<br />It weighs only a few ounces.<br />
  4. 4. Team Work<br />The katydid eats leaves on the rainforest floor, cleaning up the ground just slightly, on nibble at a time.<br />The katydid is a big part of the food chain.<br />
  5. 5. Friends and Enemies<br />The katydid is eaten by wasps, ants, praying mantises, and tree frogs.<br />
  6. 6. Survival<br />The katydid blends in with leaves, camouflaging itself from enemies.<br />The katydid bites when handled roughly.<br />
  7. 7. YUM!<br />The katydid enjoys a feast of leaves, flowers, stems, and fruits. <br />Sometimes the katydid will eat other insects.<br />
  8. 8. Nursery Rhymes<br />The baby katydid (nymph) undergoes simple metamorphosis.<br />The life span is less than a year because it never survives the winter. Only eggs do. <br />Katydids are abandoned after hatching.<br />
  9. 9. Fun Fact!<br />After molting, katydids eat their shed skin to leave no trace of existence to predators.<br />

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