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Cockroaches can live without their heads for a long time before they starve to death. Like other animals they do not bleed to death after being decapitated, their necks gets sealed by clotting. Cockroaches do not need their brain to breathe. They have small holes all over their body called the...

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Bees are insects and are known for making honey. Several people have become beekeepers and bee farmers throughout the world. Since honey is needed for several recipes, these bee farmers make hundreds of thousands of dollars with their large trove of bees. Not all bees produce honey though. Some...

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With 3,500 species of mosquito, , one would trust that they would all be on the chase for human blood. Shockingly, there are just a hundred couple of species that nibble or are of any sort of threat to people. As it were, out of the couple of hundred species, there are a chosen few that spread...

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Insects have six legs on their bodies. However, each insect’s legs are not the same. There are several different kinds of legs. The cursorial leg is the most common leg. It is used for swift movement. This leg allows the insect to run fast. Cockroaches have this type of leg. The...

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Ants are eusocial insects of the family Formicidae and, alongside the related wasps and honey bees, have a place with the request Hymenoptera. Ants advanced from wasp-like predecessors in the Cretaceous period, around 140 million years back, and differentiated after the rise of blooming plants....

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Holometabolous insect go through a dramatic metamorphosis, passing though a pupal stage during which they break down almost all the structures in the larval body and use the materials to construct a new adult body.

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Beri Beri among these diseases, is a disease that is not spread by mosquitoes. Beriberi refers to symptoms caused by thiamine (vitamin B1) deficiency. Beriberi has conventionally been divided into three separate entities, relating to the body system mainly involved (peripheral nervous system or...

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The beetle among the following animals is an insect. Beetles are a group of insects that form the order Coleoptera, in the superorder Endopterygota. Their front pair of wings is hardened into wing-cases, elytra, distinguishing them from most other insects.

The Coleoptera, with about...

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An insect has two antennas. Attached to the head are the antennas. They are usually long and protrude into the air. These antennas are used as their senses. However, each function of the antenna may differ depending on the type of insect it is attached to. Some of these functions may include...

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Mosquitoes are insects that fly and bite humans and animals in order to acquire the blood. Their mouth looks like a needle but it is actually like a tube. The mosquito injects its mouth into the human’s skin and drinks the blood. This leaves behind a raised red bump that itches. The bump...

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