Monarch Butterflies are found on all continents except the polar region. They migrate great distances in the winter, from Canada all the way to Mexico. As a caterpillar, they will only eat the leaves and stems of the milkweed plant. As an adult, they drink the nectar from flowers or the juices from fruit. continue
Dragonflies are most often found near water and usually remain within a few miles of where the egg was hatched. As a larva, they eat tadpoles or small fish. As an adult it will eat other small insects, primarily mosquitoes, and considered useful for controlling the mosquito population. Dragonflies are carnivorous in both larval and adult stages. continue
Lady Bugs are found all over the world and live in a variety of places including gardens, forests, fields and grasslands. As a larva, they can eat over 25 aphids a day. When a ladybug is grown to an adult, it can eat over 50 aphids a day. A typical ladybug measures around ¼ of an inch long and usually yellow, orange or red with black spots on their wing covers. continue
Most spiders tend to avoid the feel of human skin. But in this video it shows one of the world’s deadliest spiders comfortable in a person’s care. Someone who gets bitten by a black widow spider might not know it right away, since the bite can sometimes feel like a little pinprick. After 30 to 40 minutes, though, the area of the bite will swell and hurt a lot, and sometimes a person can get itchy all over. Other symptoms can include weakness, nausea, vomiting, sweating, and headache.
Grasshoppers are found in gardens, fields, on crops and forests in almost all climates worldwide. They’re an herbivore,which means It eat only plants. They come in many sizes and up to 5 inches in length. It can walk, hop great distances and even fly. continue
The honey bee a social insect and live in large colonies, usually in hives and with up to 80,000 individuals. It does not hibernate during the winter, but group together and use community warmth to stay alive. They’re found worldwide. It drinks nectar from flowers or juices from fruit. continue
There are three main species of black widow spider, all of which have very similar characteristics and inhabit areas in Northern America and parts of Mexico. Until very recently all three species of black widow spider were classified as one but recent research shows that as the species inhabit different areas, the three species of black widow spider have adapted to their environment in different ways. continue