Here’s a long list of the most amusing and awesome insects and arachnids in the world.
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.
Would you believe that there can be up to 5 billion in a swarm of locust? That is about 75% of the world’s population. In addition, they jump 20 times their own body length. It is comparable for a human clearing a basketball court which is almost 29 meters long.
2.) Monarch Butterfly
Monarch Butterflies are among the most amazing insects in the world. About 20,000 butterflies can be on a leaf, 220 million can be in a swarm and they can migrate 150,000,000,000 body lengths.
Termites are expected to defend their colony from ants. Termites are among the most destructive critters in the world. On the average, Termites destroy on average 50 homes in a year in the US alone.
If termites were like humans, a single human sized termite can make a building bigger than the Empire State Building relative to its size, with only dirt, dung and saliva. Termites are truly amazing; the mounds they live in can be even taller than a giraffe and the queen can give lay 30,000 eggs a day.
This is weird, but this is true – the young Aphids are pregnant before they are born. If all Aphids survive, there would be one octillion Aphids enough to cover the entire United States 4.3 meters thick deep in Aphids.
5.) Tiger Beetle
Tiger Beetles are amazing for they can sprint at 13 km/h. If humans were like the Tiger Beetle, we can attain speed of up to 494 km/h. They are the world’s fastest animals in equivalent to body size. They run extremely fast that they go blind.
Fleas are the greatest jumpers in the world. They can jump 350 times their own length and 220 times their own height. If humans were like Fleas, we can jump over a bridge that is 1,800 meters long and we can jump as high as 180 meters.
Fireflies are among the most amazing insects in the world. A female firefly attracts males with its bioluminescence not to make love, but to get food. The moment the male gets near, the female ambushes and eats him.
8.) Praying Mantis
A kung fu technique was named after the Praying Mantis This animal can also stand up to something much bigger than it is.
Well, this is quite crazy, Bees communicate by dancing. Beware, 300 Bee stings is enough to kill a human. Bees carefully build witty hives.
10.) Rhinoceros Beetle
Rhinoceros Beetles are among of the strongest animals in the world. They can lift 859 tomes their own weight. If they were like humans, they can lift a tank.