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1 Ants Bumble Bees Dragonflies Ladybugs Moths Termites

2 HABITAT (HOME) Ants do not have ears. They feel sounds with their feet. Ants are really strong. If a second grader were as strong as an ant, she would be able to pick up a car! BODY COVERING Most ants eat small insects, nectar, or honey dew. Ants bodies are covered by a hard skeleton on the outside. It is called an exoskeleton. Most ants live in the soil. Some live inside wood or plants. DIET (FOOD) FUN FACTS #1 #2 #3 HOME

3 HABITAT (HOME) Bumble bees can sting more then once because they do not lose their stinger after they sting. Bees see all colors except the color red. BODY COVERING Worker bees gather pollen and nectar from flowers to feed to the babies and to other bees. Bumble bees bodies are covered by a coat of hair that helps them stay warm. Bumble bees also have a hard exoskeleton. Bumble bees often nest in the ground. They can also be found above ground around patios or in attics. DIET (FOOD) FUN FACTS #1 #2 #3 HOME

4 HABITAT (HOME) Young dragonfly nymphs breathe using gills in their abdomen. Dragonflies are the fastest insects. They can fly more then 30 miles per hour. BODY COVERING Dragonflies eat other insects such as mosquitoes, ants, termites, butterflies, gnats, and bees. A dragonflys body is covered by a hard skeleton. It is called an exoskeleton. Young dragonflies live in freshwater such as small streams and ponds. Adult dragonflies may travel away from water while hunting or migrating. DIET (FOOD) FUN FACTS #1#2 #3 HOME

5 HABITAT (HOME) Ladybugs will play dead when threatened. Adult ladybugs hibernate in winter. BODY COVERING Ladybugs eat aphids, mealybugs, and mites. A ladybugs body is covered by a hard skeleton. It is called an exoskeleton. Ladybugs live in forests, fields, grasslands, gardens, and even peoples homes. Ladybugs live on plants where aphids can be found such as milkweed, roses, and broccoli. DIET (FOOD) FUN FACTS #1#2 #3 HOME

6 HABITAT (HOME) Some moth caterpillars cam make lines or silk they use like safety lines to escape danger. They drop down and hang on their line of silk. Then they crawl back up after a predator is gone. BODY COVERING Most moths eat the leaves and flowers of plants. Some moth caterpillars eat fruit, seeds, and a few eat animals foods like beeswax or fur. A moths body is covered by a hard skeleton. It is called an exoskeleton. Moths live in deserts, forests, mountains, swamps, and marshes. DIET (FOOD) FUN FACTS #1#2 #3 HOME

7 HABITAT (HOME) Worker and soldier termites are blind. Termites build the largest nests of any insect. BODY COVERING Termites eat wood, wallpaper, plastics, and fabric made from plants. A termites body is covered by a hard skeleton. It is called an exoskeleton. Some termites live in wood. Others live in underground colonies. Some termites can build mud nests inside the walls of buildings. DIET (FOOD) FUN FACTS #1#2 #3 HOME


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