"Go to the ant, you sluggard! Consider her ways and be wise, which, having no captain, overseer or ruler, provides her supplies in the summer and gathers her food in the harvest." -Proverbs 6:6-8

Leafcutter ants cut neat scallop shapes out of leaves, which they carry home to their underground colonies. They raise "mushrooms" (fungus) on the leaves, which is a source of food for the ants.

Queen ants can live to be 30 years old!

Female wasps have been known to stuff cranky male wasps head-first into empty nest cells.

Dragonflies can flap their wings 28 times per second and they can fly up to 60 miles per hour!

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As fast as dragonflies can flap their wings, bees are even faster... they can flap their wings 435 times per second!

The largest beetle in the Americas is the Hercules beetle, which can be 4 to 6 inches in length. That's bigger than your hand!


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