Fun Facts for Kids

Fun Facts About Creepy Crawlies

1.      A housefly lives no longer than 21 days.

2.      Crickets hear through their knees.

3.      Ants never sleep.

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4.      Butterflies, Moths and Bees are found on every continent except Antarctica.


5.      Termite queens lay up to 30 000 eggs a day.

6.      The brain of a cockroach is located in its body so it can live without its head for about nine days. After that it dies of starvation.

7.      Dragonflies are one of the fastest insects, flying at 100km/h.

8.      One silkworm cocoon is made of a single, unbroken thread about 914 metres long.

9.      Fireflies ‘talk’ to each other using light signals.

10.  In many countries ladybugs are thought to be symbols of good luck.