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Insect Facts


- Flies can "taste" with their feet.

- The top speed of a butterfly is 12 miles per hour.

- A flea can jump 130 times its own height.

- A female ladybug will lay more than 1,000 eggs in her lifetime.

- Wasps do not die after stinging.

- Only female mosquitoes bite.

- Dragonflies have as many as 30,000 lenses in each eye.

- The heaviest insect in the world is the goliath beetle.

- The brain of an ant has about 250,000 brain cells.