Insects come in all colors and sizes, some fly and some don’t, they also live in different places. However, they all have 3 things in common. Read this book and you will find the answer!
What is an insect? How many types of insects are there? What unique features do they have?
Let’s go inside the world of insects to discover the answers to these questions and many more.
There are a lot of bugs. Scientists believe that there are between six and ten million types of insects. There are so many insects that they make up more than 80% of all animals on Earth. Surprising! That’s a lot.
But what makes it an insect? Let’s find out.
All insects have their body divided into 3 parts:
HEAD, THORAX AND ABDOMEN
Insects also have two antennae. An insect’s antennae are its sense of smell.
All insects also have six legs. Some insects, like bees and butterflies, have wings and can fly. Other insects like ants just walk around.
So, whether your favorite insect is a cricket, or ladybug, or beetle, just remember they all have three things in common: six legs, two antennae, and their bodies are divided into three parts.