Insects are efficient and compassionate, ruthless and amazingly intelligent at the same time.
Certain types of grasshoppers and crickets have their ears on their front legs.
Only three kinds of animals fight battles in formations: humans, crows and ants.
There are wasp species that specialize in hunting other dangerous predators ( Praying Mantis, Black-bellied Tarantula).
Mosquitoes ( the disease-carrying ones) have killed more human beings than all the wars in history combined.
Houseflies can taste with their feet ( they have taste buds on them).
Some wasps sleep ( and even hibernate for months) while hanging by their teeth.
African termite mounds can be 40 feet high and use an intricate system of ventilation shafts to control the temperature inside.
Indian moon moths are able to smell the pheromones of a potential mate over 6 miles away.
Termite queens will lay up to 30,000 eggs a day, and they live for many years.
Larvae of one type of midge ( a tiny mosquito-like insect) can survive for 3 days in liquid nitrogen. The temperature of liquid nitrogen is -321 degrees Fahrenheit.