INSECT MANIA!

INSECT MANIA!!

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We’re celebrating just a few of the amazing insects in the world today! Considering that their are over 900,000 species of insects, the species we picked are just the teeny weeny tip of the iceberg! Come learn some fun facts you can share at parties and with friends! We’ll have more tomorrow!

Preying Mantis are the only insects who can turn their head 360 degrees.

Preying Mantis are the only insects who can turn their head 360 degrees.

 

Ladybugs can eat up to 5,000 aphids in its lifetime.

Ladybugs can eat up to 5,000 aphids in its lifetime.

 

Dragonflies can fly up to 50 mph.

Dragonflies can fly up to 50 mph.

Only male crickets can chirp.

Only male crickets can chirp.

 

Butterflies have taste receptors in their feet.

Butterflies have taste receptors in their feet.

 

Ants do not sleep!

Ants do not sleep!

 

Here’s a butterfly coloring sheet to keep up the insect fun! Do you have a favorite insect?

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