Insects are the most numerous species of animals in the world. Here’s a long list of the most amusing and awesome insects and arachnids in the world.
1.) Leafcutter Ant
Leafcutter Ants can lift 50 times their own weight. If a Leafcutter Ant is a human, that is equivalent to lifting a truck.
Mosquitoes are the most dangerous and deadly creatures in the world, especially the female mosquitoes. The females have the most deadly bite in the world, killing more than 2.7 million people a year.
Scorpions are deadly venomous animals. Not as deadly as mosquitoes, but Scorpions kill more than 1,000 people a year from venom. So watch out with those pants before wearing them.
4.) Giant Water Bug
Male Giant Water Bugs are among the most loving and caring fathers in the animal kingdom. The males carry 700 young on their backs.
Cockroaches are said to be the inheritors of the Earth. They can survive heavy doses of radiation poison and 9 days without their heads.
Wetas are among the toughest animals in the world. They can stay frozen for months without frostbite, even when all heart and brain activity ceases and it loses 99% of the water in its body.
7.) Moon Moth
Moon Moths are among the animals with the best sense of smell. The Male Moon Moth can smell a female more than 9.7 kilometers away.
8.) Click Beetle
Click Beetles send themselves very high in the air by clicking. They experience over 100 times as much intensity as cannonball which is equivalent to 400g-forces.
9.) Stalk-eyed Fly
Stalk-eyed Flies are fascinating insects. They have unique eyes. The male has strange eyes that stick out like sore thumbs. The longer the male’s eyes the more likely it has to mate with a female though.
10.) House Fly
Flies are among the dirtiest creatures on Earth. They lay their eggs in dead and rotting flesh and they vomit all over our food. Did you enjoy and learn something new? If so, then go watch out for Part 3...
Bizarre Insects and Arachnids: 30 Surprising and Fascinating Facts
Bizarre Insects and Arachnids: 30 Surprising and Fascinating Facts Part 3