GRASSHOPPERS

Grasshoppers are of the order orthopterans, which also include crickets, locusts, and katydids. There are over 11,000 species of grasshoppers in the world. They are winged insects with powerful jumping legs and chewing mouth parts. They have thick antennae which are much shorter than their body. Crickets and katydids have much longer antennae than a… Read More GRASSHOPPERS

BUGS ARE COOL

An insect is defined as a small invertebrate animal¬†with a well-defined head, thorax, and abdomen, three pairs of legs, compound eyes, one pair of antennae, and typically one or two pairs of wings.¬†Types of these include flies, bees, mosquites, butterflies, dragonflies, grasshoppers, or beetles. There are some insects without wings, such as ants. Spiders are… Read More BUGS ARE COOL