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SPIDERS | FROGS AND TOADS | ANTS | TERMITES | BUTTERFLIES | CATERPILLARS | BEES | LADYBIRDS | SNAILS
There are about two hundred million species of insects.
If you get too close to a harlequin cabbage bug, you'll see it has an awful smell.

SPIDERS

  • A female spider eats the male spider when they mate!
  • A funnel web spider can kill an adult person with its poison.
  • Tarantulas can live without food for 2 years.
  • It takes several weeks for a huntsman to hatch from an egg.

FROGS AND TOADS

  • The gastric brooding frog swallows its eggs and the baby frogs grow in the mother's stomach. The frogs come out of the mother's mouth.
  • Frogs croak to attract females to mate.
  • Frogs jump to lily pads to get flies.
  • They stick their tongues out to get food

ANTS

  • Ants never sleep.
  • Ants have spikes all over their bodies.

TERMITES

  • A termite can eat a log of wood.
  • A termite can eat a whole house.

BUTTERFLIES

  • Butterflies can see more colours than us and can see ultra violet light.
  • Butterflies can't use their wings when it is colder than 20 degrees.
  • A caterpillar can eat about 20 cabbage leaves in its life.

CATERPILLARS

  • When a caterpillar sheds it eats its own skin.
  • A caterpillar can taste with its feet.

BEES

  • The queen bee has a white spot on its back

LADYBIRDS

http://www.webphemera.com/2009/05/weird-life-cycle-of-ladybug.html

SNAILS

http://kiddyhouse.com/Snails/