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All About Queen Ants

Ants are social creatures. They live in large cooperative groups called colonies. Each and every ant colony is divided into three casts: - queen, males and workers. Every cast performs its own particular task. Queens and males are the...

All About Queen Ants

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Difference between Wasps and Bees

Wasps and Bees both belong to the same insect order Hymenoptera and they are extremely valuable for the environment. Most of the people confuse wasp and bees...

Difference between Wasps and Bees

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Mollusks – Soft Water Animals Without Bones

Mollusks – Soft Water Animals Without Bones
The word, “mollusk” means soft, and mollusks are just that. They don’t have skeletons or exoskeletons. Some have shells made of calcium. Can you guess which animals might be...

Mollusks – Soft Water Animals Without Bones

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Centipedes and Millipedes

Centipedes and Millipedes
Do centipedes and millipedes give you the creeps? They do seem a little scary with their wiggly bodies and many legs, but they can’t hurt you. Millipedes look a little like brown or gray worms with lots of tiny legs. They live in dark, wet places, like under an old log. They eat rotting leaves...

Centipedes and Millipedes

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Mites and Bites

Mites and Bites
You’ve probably never seen a mite. Most are so small you need a microscope to view them. But just because you can’t...

Mites and Bites

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Scorpions – Can All Scorpions Kill Humans?

Scorpions – Can All Scorpions Kill Humans?
With their strong front pincers and curved stingers, scorpions even look scary. These fearsome features are just two of the tools scorpions use to survive. Scorpions have been around for millions of years and they live in some of the harshest places on earth. Scorpions live in

Scorpions – Can All Scorpions Kill Humans?

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Termites – Insects That Eat Wood

Termites – Insects That Eat Wood
Termites wouldn’t make good dinner guests. They’d rather eat the table than the food on it. That’s right. Termites love to eat wood. Most of them prefer wet, moldy wood, which is why they live in

Termites – Insects That Eat Wood

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Ants and Their Different Types

Ants and Their Different Types
You might not like ants when they get in your food or crawl in your house, but they are pretty interesting insects. Ants live in colonies like

Ants and Their Different Types

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Bumblebees – Do They Make Honey?

Bumblebees – Do They Make Honey?
Bumblebees seem scary because they’re so big, but they’re generally gentle and unaggressive. Leave them alone and they’ll leave you alone too. Bumblebees live all over the

Bumblebees – Do They Make Honey?

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Wasps – The Noisy, Aggressive But Useful Insects

Wasps – The Noisy, Aggressive But Useful Insects
Honeybees are relatively quiet and almost cute as they go about their work. Wasps, hornets and yellow jackets, on the other hand, are noisy and aggressive. People...

Wasps – The Noisy, Aggressive But Useful Insects

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Honey Bees – The Natural Honey Making Factories

Honey Bees – The Natural Honey Making Factories
Over 20,000 species of bees live on Earth, but only honeybees make honey. Besides making this sweet, delicious treat, honeybees have developed a remarkable system of organization....

Honey Bees – The Natural Honey Making Factories

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Beetles – Colorful Insects With Hard Shells and Four Wings

Beetles – Colorful Insects With Hard Shells and Four Wings
Over 300,000 species of beetles live on the earth and over 12,000 beetles live in the U.S. Beetles have a hard shell and four wings. Some beetles cause a lot of damage by...

Beetles – Colorful Insects With Hard Shells...

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Cockroaches – The Dirty and Unwanted Insects

Cockroaches – The Dirty and Unwanted Insects
Does the word, “cockroach,” make you shudder? If so, you’re not alone. Cockroaches rank right up there with mice and mosquitoes as the most unwanted

Cockroaches – The Dirty and Unwanted Insects

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Locusts – How Can They Eat Acres of Crops?

Locusts – How Can They Eat Acres of Crops?
Locusts might seem like harmless little grasshoppers, and in many ways, they are like grasshoppers. They eat plants and they hop long distances on springy back legs. Just...

Locusts – How Can They Eat Acres of Crops?

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Lice – How a Head Louse Infests and Spreads

Lice – How a Head Louse Infests and Spreads
You’ve probably heard of lice. Maybe you’ve even had them, or known a friend who has had them. Lice are annoying and gross, but they don’t spread disease and they’re not dangerous. Still, it’s good to know what to look for when it comes to head lice. Head lice are really small....

Lice – How a Head Louse Infests and Spreads

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Butterflies and Moths

Butterflies and Moths
Butterflies are the dancers of the insect world. They flit, they flutter, and they have the most beautifully colored costumes! More than 12,000 species of butterflies and moths live on

Butterflies and Moths

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Different Types of Flies

Different Types of Flies
Most people view flies as pests. They buzz in your ear, land on your food or crawl in your house. But, did you know that those...

Different Types of Flies

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Dragonflies – Most Charming Among All Flying Insects

Dragonflies – Most Charming Among All Flying Insects
Of all the flying insects, dragonflies just might be the most charming. They don’t sting or bite. They don’t carry diseases or germs. And they have bright colors and...

Dragonflies – Most Charming Among All Flying...

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Insects and Arthropods

Insects and Arthropods
Did you know we share our planet with over 1 million species of insects? That’s a lot of bugs! Scientists are discovering more insects every day. Insects are also called...

Insects and Arthropods

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