Insects Planet

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Insects Planet is the ultimate guide to insects. We provide useful and up-to-date information about these fascinating creatures, from where they live to what they eat. Whether you’re an insect enthusiast or just want to learn more about them, Insects Planet is the perfect place for you!

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  • Do Butterflies Really Drink Blood? True Or False!

    Do Butterflies Really Drink Blood? True Or False!

    While it is true that butterflies do feed on liquids, they typically prefer to feed on floral nectars or tree sap. However, there have been some documented cases of butterflies drinking blood. But, unlike other insects that perform what’s called “hematophagy” which involves piercing the skin of their victim, butterflies do not! Instead, they typically…

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  • Are Swallowtail Caterpillars Poisonous?

    Are Swallowtail Caterpillars Poisonous?

    If you’ve ever seen a swallowtail caterpillar, you know that they are some of the most beautiful, and strangest-looking, insects in the world. But, can such a beautiful creature be poisonous? Yes! Swallowtail caterpillars are very poisonous! this is because they consume large amounts of “aristolochic acids” directly from Aristolochia plants commonly known as the woolly Dutchman’s-pipe.…

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  • 8 Black & Orange Caterpillars That Are Poisonous

    8 Black & Orange Caterpillars That Are Poisonous

    Black and orange caterpillars come in a wide range of configurations, from slim spindles to luxurious tufts of fuzz. The color schemes for these critters also vary widely, with some adorned in various shades of black and orange, while others have intricate patterns that are almost artworks in their own right. Whether thin and sleek…

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  • Are Luna Moths Endangered?

    Are Luna Moths Endangered?

    The Luna moth “Actias luna” also known as the “American moon moth” is, in fact, a Nearctic moth from the family Saturniidae, subfamily Saturniinae, a group species commonly known as the giant silk moth. To some, the Luna Moth is also considered to be one of the most spiritual and mystical of spirit guides! And…

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  • Do Ants Actually Sleep?

    Do Ants Actually Sleep?

    Have you ever wondered if ants sleep? Ants are some of the most active and hardworking creatures on the planet, and they can often be found tirelessly marching from one place to another, carrying food or debris back to their colonies. But, despite their seemingly tireless activity, do ants actually sleep? Ants will have up…

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  • Why Do Flying Ants Suddenly Appear In A Swarm?

    Why Do Flying Ants Suddenly Appear In A Swarm?

    Have you ever been relaxing in your backyard, enjoying the day when suddenly, a huge number of flying ants appear? If so your not alone! Flying ants can be a right nuisance, especially when they group together in large numbers. This phenomenon is typically called a ‘swarm’ and it usually happens when the weather is…

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  • How Many Ants Can Carry A Human?

    How Many Ants Can Carry A Human?

    How Many Ants Can Carry A Human? When it comes to strength, ants are often overlooked. Despite their diminutive size, ants possess remarkable strength that makes them some of the most resilient insects on Earth. Known for lifting up to 20 times their own body weight, ants are able to carry heavy objects across vast…

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  • Can Butterflies See Their Wings?

    Can Butterflies See Their Wings?

    Butterflies have always been admired for their delicate beauty, largely due to their vibrant wing patterns. Amateurs and experts alike are amazed at the diversity of the different shapes and artfully arranged colors that make up a butterfly’s wings.  However is there a reason for these intricate designs? Is it possible that butterflies can see…

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